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RAYNE UNITED MEMORIAL METHODIST CHURCH
3900 St. Charles Ave., New Orleans, LA.
70115
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HURRICANE KATRINA DAMAGE
Rayne suffered extensive damage at the hands of Hurricane Katrina. The historic steeple, so familiar to passers-by on St. Charles Avenue, was blown down and through the roof of the church. Repairs have since been completed and the church is again in use by the congregation.

Organ Information
Rayne Memorial Methodist Church
New Orleans, LA
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Builder: Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.
Year: 1962
Opus: 1409
Console type: Detached
Stop controls: Draw knob
No. manuals: 3
No. stops: 46
No. ranks: 51
No. pipes: 2,951

Great (II)
Swell (III)
Choir (I)
Pedal
8' Principal 61 16' Contra Viole 68 8' Gedecktpommer 68 32' Resultant Bass
8' Holzbordun 61 8' Viola Pomposa 12 8' Spitzviol 68 16' Prinzipal 32
4' Octav 61 8' Viola Celeste 68 8' Flute Celeste II 124 16' Bordun 12 GT
4' Traverseflote 61 8' Rohrflote 68 4' Gemshorn 68 16' Contra Viola SW
2' Hellpfeife 61 4' Prestant 68 2' Prinzipal 61 8' Oktav 12
II Sesquialtera 122 4' Spillflote 68 1 1/3' Nasat 61 8' Bordun GT
IV-V Mixture 281 2' Octavin 61 1' Oktav 61 8' Viola SW
III Scharf 183 IV Plein Jeu 244 IV Zymbel 244 4' Choralbass 12
Chimes 16' Cromorne 68 8' English Horn 68 4' Flute Bouchee 32
  8' Trompette 68 Tremulant III Fourniture 96
  8' Vox Humana 68

8' Trompette Royale 68 (unenclosed)

32' Contre Bombarde 12 (added as Op. 1409-A in 1964)
  4' Hautbois 68   16' Bombarde 32
  Tremulant   16' Cromorne SW
      8' Trompette 12
      8' Cromorne SW
      4' Clairon 12
      4' Cromorne SW
       
THE DIAPASON, June 1960, with clarification by Allen Kinzey
The OUSCDB also indicates that a Moller Organ, Opus 2149, was delivered to the church in the 1910 era. That instrument is listed as a 2 manual, 3 division, 28 stop instrument. It is not known if that instrument still exists, or whether it was absorbed into the Aeolian Skinner.

 

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