The OHS Pipe Organ Database

University United Methodist Church
2409 Guadalupe Street
Austin, Texas 78705

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 47839.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 17, 2017.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 33 stops. 45 registers. 41 ranks. 2465 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes.

Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. April 24, 2011)
  • Updated by T. Bradford Willis, DDS, listing conversations with this person as the source of the information: the church organist, Thomas Azar. (Steven E. Lawson. May 15, 2017)
  • Updated by T. Bradford Willis, DDS, naming this as the source of information: Proceedings of the Forty-eighth Annual Convention of the American Institute of Architects.
    The sanctuary building and tower were designed by Frederick M. Mann, who also designed the First Presbyterian Church of Waco, Texas. (Database Manager. May 17, 2017)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Church Exterior. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2017-05-14
Church Exterior. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2017-05-14
Chancel and Chamber Grillework. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2017-05-14
Festival Trumpet. (pointed at chancel) Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2017-05-14
Stained Glass Window. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2017-05-14
Stained Glass Window. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2017-05-14
Console. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2017-05-14
Hymn Dedication Plaque. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2017-05-14
Chancel and Chamber Grillework. Photograph by T. Bradford Willis 2017-05-14

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from The Diapason July 1968

  •        Austin, Texas
           University United Methodist Church
    
           Schantz   Op. 950   1970   3/41
           _______________________________________________
    
           GREAT                       CHOIR
       16' Gemshorn        61      16' Rohrflöte        12
        8' Principal       61       8' Geigen Principal 61
        8' Gedackt         61       8' Rohrflöte        61
        8' Gemshorn        12       4' Spitzprincipal   61
        4' Octave          61       4' Koppelflöte      61
        4' Nachthorn       61       2' Octave           61
        2' Super Octave    61   1 1/3' Quinte           61
       IV  Mixture        244     III  Scharf          183
           Sub                      8' Krummhorn        61
           Unison Off                  Tremulant
           Super                       Sub
                                       Unison Off
           SWELL                       Super
        8' Bourdon         61       8' Festival Trumpet 61
        8' Viole de Gambe  61
        8' Viole Celeste   49          PEDAL
        4' Prestant        61      32' Resultant        --
        4' Flute Conique   61      16' Principal        32
    2 2/3' Nazard          61      16' Brummbass        32
        2' Flute a Bec     61      16' Gemshorn         GT
       IV  Plein Jeu      244      16' Rohrflöte        CH
       16' Basson          61       8' Octave           12
        8' Trompette       61       8' Flötenbass       12
        4' Chalumeau       61       8' Gemshorn         GT
           Tremulant                4' Super Octave     12
           Sub                     II  Mixture          64
           Unison Off              16' Posaune          32
           Super                   16' Basson           SW
                                    8' Trompete         12
                                    4' Klarine          12
                                    4' Basson           SW
    
       [Received online from Jeff Scofield  April 26, 2011]
  • Stoplist copied from The Diapason July 1968 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.