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Canterbury Episcopal Chapel
812 5th Avenue
Tuscaloosa, Alabama 35401

OHS Database ID 1676.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 23, 2012.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 20 stops. 20 registers. 28 ranks. 1476 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Non-traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. January 5, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from Tyler Robertson. (Database Manager. January 15, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. April 23, 2012)

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Photographs

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Organ case. Photograph by James R. Stettner taken February, 1988
Organ from rear gallery. Photograph by James R. Stettner taken February, 1988
Organ and Chancel. Photograph by Jim Cook 2019-03-24
Organ and Chancel. Photograph by Jim Cook 2019-03-24
. Photograph by James R. Stettner taken February, 1988

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the console February, 1988
    Tuscaloosa, Alabama
    Canterbury Episcopal Chapel
    
    Holtkamp Organ Co., 1974 - Original Specifications
    
    GREAT
       8'   Principal              61
       8'   Gedackt                61
       4'   Octave                 61
       4'   Spitz Flöte            61
       2'   Wald Flöte             61
       IV   Mixture               244   Beginning composition:
       II   Cornet                122   Beginning composition: 12-17
       8'   Trumpet                61
    
    SWELL (Expressive)
       8'   Gemshorn               61
       8'   Copula                 61
       4'   Rohr Flöte             61
       2'   Principal              61
       III  Scharf                183   Beginning composition:
       8'   Cromorne               61
            Tremolo
    
    PEDAL
       16'  Pommer                 32
       8'   Principal              32
       8'   Flute                  32
       4'   Choralbass             32
       III  Rausch Werk            96   Beginning composition:
       16'  Fagott                 32
    
    COUPLERS
       Swell to Pedal             [8]
       Great to Pedal             [8]
       Swell to Great             [8]
    
    FINGER PISTONS
       General                  1 - 4
       Cancel
    
    TOE STUDS   
       General                  1 - 4
       Tutti                    (rev)
    
    PEDAL MOVEMENTS
       Swell Expression        (bal.)
       Crescendo               (bal.)
    
    ACTION: Mechanical key; Electric stop and combination
    VOICES: 20
    STOPS: 20
    RANKS: 28
    PIPES: 1,476
    
    [Received on line from James R. Stettner January 17, 2010.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the console February, 1988 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.