Pipe Organ Database

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Hilborne L. Roosevelt (Opus 239, 1885)

Location:

First Methodist Episcopal Church
2200 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, MD US
Chapel
Organ ID: 5938

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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 good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 9 ranks. 467 pipes. 2 divisions. 1 manuals. 9 stops. 9 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 9
  • Registers: 9
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 59
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal row above top manual.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 12, 2013:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on January 06, 2011:

Updated through on-line information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS. -- A postcard in my collection for Lovely Lane Church states: "Mother Church of American Methodism. The monumental Etruscan structure (1884-87) by Stanford White is the fifth home of the congregation, hosts to 1784 founding Christmas Conference."

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

Database Manager on March 30, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from David M Storey. -- Bellows releathered in 2008. Organ is in perfect working order.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1991

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Building was First Methodist Episcopal. Restored Richard Howell 1985 after water damage.

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

Instrument Images:

Church exterior, ca. 1887: A.D. White Architectural Photographs, Cornell University Library. Used by permission.

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