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West Market Street
United Methodist Church

Greensboro, North Carolina

Opus 71, 1999

Cover Feature of the April, 2000
issue of The American Organist

Out of regard for the Akron plan interior of this historic church building, this instrument is located in a chamber behind the altar platform. The case front draws on architectural motifs found in the sanctuary. The attached console and mechanical key action give intimate control of the instrument; an electric stop action and multi-level combination are also provided. Mechanical design of the organ presented a challenge because of the plan of the chamber; nevertheless, the resulting design provides fine projection from all divisions and gives ready access for tuning and maintenance.The tonal design is a collaboration between Dobson and Los Angeles organ builder Manuel Rosales, who assisted with the scaling and voicing. Jerry Marshall of KMK Associates provided acoustical advice and Terry Byrd Eason served as liturgical architect.

The instrument was dedicated on Sunday, 17 October 1999, and a recital was presented that afternoon by Susan Bates, Organist of the church.

Dedicatory Recital Program
 
Choral varié sur Veni Creator Spiritus, Op. 4     Maurice Duruflé
(1902-1986)
Trio: Allein Gott in der Höh' sei Ehr', BWV 664 Johann Sebastian Bach
(1685-1750)
Prelude and Fugue in D Major, BWV 532 Johann Sebastian Bach
(1685-1750)
Moravian Chorale Prelude: Jesus Makes My Heart Rejoice Margaret Vardell Sandresky (1984)
Sonata III in A Major Felix Mendelssohn
(1809-1847)
All Things Bright and Beautiful James M. Bates
(1999)
Partita: Nun komm der Heiden Heiland, Op. 8, No. 1 Hugo Distler
(1908-1942)
Congregational Hymn: When in Our Music God is Glorified Engelberg
Toccata (from Symphony V, Op. 42) Charles-Marie Widor
(1844-1937)
 

GREAT pipes
16' Principal 58
8' Prestant 58
8' Chimney Flute 58
8' Viola da Gamba 58
4' Octave 58
4' Spire Flute 58
2-2/3' Twelfth 58
2' Fifteenth 58
1-3/5' Seventeenth 58
IV-VIII Mixture 1-1/3' 321
16' Bombarde 58
8' Trumpet 58
4' Clarion 58
Tremulant affects Great, Swell & Pedal main
Swell to Great
Solo to Great
SWELL (expressive)
16' Lieblich Gedackt 58
8' Geigen Principal 58
8' Bourdon 58
8' Salicional 58
8' Celeste FF 53
4' Octave 58
4' Harmonic Flute 58
2-2/3' Nazard 58
2' Piccolo 58
1-3/5' Tierce 58
IV Mixture 2' 232
16' Basson 58
8' Trumpet 58
8' Oboe 58
8' Vox Humana 58
4' Clarion 58
Solo to Swell
SOLO (expressive)
8' Harmonic Flute 58
8' Trumpet 58
8' Clarinet 58
V Cornet TG unenclosed 193
Tremulant
PEDAL
32' Contra Diapason 32
16' Open Diapason ext. 32' Contra Diapason 12
16' Principal from Great ––
16' Subbass 32
8' Octave 1-8 from Great 24
8' Flute ext. 32' Contra Diapason 12
8' Gedackt ext. 16' Subbass 12
4' Choralbass 32
V Mixture 5-1/3' 160
32' Contra Trombone 32
16' Trombone ext. 32' Contra Trombone 12
16' Bombarde from Great ––
8' Trumpet from Great ––
4' Clarion from Great ––
Great to Pedal
Swell to Pedal
Solo to Pedal
Cymbelstern
Nightingale
Mechanical key action with some electric
action offset windchests
Electric stop action and 32 level combination
action with piston sequencer
Casework of white oak

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