Pipe Organ Database

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Unknown Builder

Originally Reuter Organ Co. (Opus 82, 1922)

Location:

Epworth Methodist Church
1901 N. Douglas Avenue
Oklahoma City, OK 73106 US
Organ ID: 52986

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 8 ranks. 2 manuals. 8 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 8
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 02, 2016:

Updated through online information from C W Wescott.
From Reuter opus list, originally located in Zion Lutheran Church, OKC, which no longer exists. Epworth building was original location of Epworth University. Epworth building is now owned by Positive Tomorrows School for Homeless Children and is now under lease to another church. The organ is safely enclosed in the interior of the building but not in use. Visited May 18, 2015 and followed up with conversations with church and school administrators.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from console May 18, 2015
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Pipework: Photograph by C. W. Wescott. Taken on 2015-05-18

Pipework (main chest): Photograph by C. W. Wescott. Taken on 2015-05-18

Reservoir: Photograph by C. W. Wescott. Taken on 2015-05-18

Pipe with Opus Number: Photograph by C. W. Wescott. Taken on 2015-05-18

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