Pipe Organ Database

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Randall Dyer & Assoc., Inc. (2015)

Location:

First United Methodist Church
800 Greensboro Ave.
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 US
Organ ID: 54942

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider with electro-pneumatic (EP) pallets (Blackinton-type)
  • 45 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 35 stops. 58 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with electro-pneumatic (EP) pallets (Blackinton-type) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Slider Motors: Pneumatic (EP or TP) slider motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 35
  • Registers: 58
  • 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 without cover.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 29, 2016:

Updated by Randall Dyer, the builder.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on April 19, 2015:

Updated through online information from Randall Dyer. -- New organ with several ranks of existing pipes as noted from the church's previous Moller organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on April 18, 2015:

An original installation. Identified by Randall S. Dyer, based on personal knowledge of the organ. -- Mechanically new organ with some pipes from previous instrument

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Factory stop list
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chancel, Pipe Facade, and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Randall S. Dyer. Taken on 2015-04-05

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