Central Presbyterian's

Pipe Organ

Central’s Reuter pipe organ (Opus 1395) is a 3- manual, 50-rank instrument that was installed in 1962 by the Reuter Organ Company of Lawrence, Kansas. The pipework of the un-encased great and pedal divisions is located in the center, with the enclosed swell pipes on the right and the enclosed choir pipes on the left. The beautiful hand-painted façade pipes are non-speaking, and along with the swell vox humana, the pedal 32’ Bourdon, and the choir Nason Flute, are retained from the original 1893 Farrand and Votey (Opus 130) that it replaced.

Specifications

8′ Principal8′ Bourdon
8′ Gemshorn4′ Octave
4′ Spillflote2′ Fifteenth
III-IV Fourniture8′ Trompette-en-Chamade
4′ Trompette-en-ChamadeChimes
TremeloSub
Unison OffSuper
16′ Rohrquintaten8′ Rorhflote
8′ Viola Pomposa8′ Viola Celeste
4′ Principal4′ Flute Traverse
2′ DoubletteIV Plein Jeu
16′ Fagotto8′ Trompette
8′ Fagotto8′ Vox Humana
4′ HautboisTremelo
SubUnison Off
Super
8′ Nasonflote8′ Spitzflote
8′ Flute Celeste4′ Spitzprincipal
4′ Koppelflote2 2/3′ Nasard
2′ Blockflote1 3/5′ Tierce
III Zimbel8′ Krumhorn
8′ Trompette-en-Chamade (gt)Sub
Unison OffSuper
Harp (electronic)
32′ Bourdon16′ Principal
16′ Bourdon16′ Violone
16′ Rohrquintaten (sw)8′ Octave
8′ Bourdon8′ Cello
8′ Rohrflote (sw)4′ Choralbass
4′ Hohlflote2′ Hohlflote
1′ HohlfloteIII Mixture
16′ Bombarde16′ Fagotto (sw)
8′ Bombarde8′ Fagotto (sw)
4′ Bombarde8′ Trompette-en-Chamade (gt)
Gt to Pd   8’  4’Sw to Pd   8’  4’
Ch to Pd   8’   4’Sw to Gt  16’   8’   4’
Ch to Gt  16’  8’   4’Gt to Ch  16’   8’   4’
Sw to Ch  16’   8’   4’Ch to Sw  8’
8 Generals6 each manuals and Pedal
Pd to Sw on and off switchPd to Gt on and off switch
Crescendo PedalChoir and Swell under expression

Reuter Pipe Organ

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by Wil Smith, Central Musical Director

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