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Lawrence University
711 E. Boldt Way
Appleton, Wisconsin 54911

Memorial Chapel

OHS Database ID 19348.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 12, 2011.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 49 stops. 68 registers. 62 ranks. 3651 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. 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

  • Included 15 stops from the 1934 Kimball. (Database Manager. August 20, 2005)
  • Sold in 1993 to Alamo Heights United Medthodist Church, San Antonio, Texas. (Database Manager. August 20, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Pipes installed on the same ledges at the back of the stage that the 1934 Kimball had been moved to. Six divisions: Great, Swell, Choir, Positiv, Bombarde, & Pedal. Only Swell and Choir expressive. Remaining divisions exposed to view. Organ dedicated on May 16, 1965 by L.U. alumnus and faculty member/Dean - Lavahn Maesch ('26) who had also dedicated the previous Kimball in 1934. Source: L.U. website. (Database Manager. November 17, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Sold to Alamo Heights United Methodist Church, San Antonio, Texas, via the Organ Clearing House and installed there c.1994 by John Ballard with additions and tonal changes. (Database Manager. June 12, 2011)

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Chapel Exterior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-11-14
Auditorium, exposed pipes and console. Photograph courtesy of the Schantz Organ Co. 1965-05-04

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from Schantz promotional flyer
           Appleton, Wisconsin
           Lawrence University
    
           Schantz   Op. 696   1964   4/61
           ______________________________________________
    
           GREAT (exposed)           SWELL
       16' Quintaton      61     16' Rohrbordun        24
        8' Principal      61      8' Rohrflöte         56
        8' Bordun         61      8' Viola             68
        8' Gemshorn       61      8' Viola Celeste     49
        4' Octave         61      4' Principal         68
        4' Spitzflöte     61      4' Flute Harmonique  68
        2' Blockflöte     61      2' Octavin           61
       IV  Fourniture    244     IV  Plein jeu        244
      III  Scharf        183     16' Contra Fagotto    61
           Tremolo                8' Trompette         61
           Flemish Bells          8' Oboe              61
                                  4' Clairon           61
           CHOIR                     Tremolo
        8' Gedackt        68         English Bells
        8' Salicional     68
        8' Voix Celeste   49         PEDAL
        8' Flauto Dolce   68     32' Violon           res
        8' Flute Celeste  49     32' Subbass          res
        4' Prestant       68     16' Principal         32
        4' Koppelflöte    68     16' Subbass           32
    2 2/3' Nasat          61     16' Violone           32
        2' Schwiegel      61     16' Quintaton         GT
    1 3/5' Tierce         61     16' Rohrbordun        SW
       16' Dulzian        61     16' Dulciana          32
        8' Krummhorn      61      8' Octave            32
        8' English Horn   61      8' Flute             12
        4' Rohrschalmei   61      8' Viola             12
           Tremolo                8' Rohrflöte         SW
           Harp Bells             4' Choralbass        44
                                  4' Nachthorn         32
           POSITIV (exposed)      2' Nachthorn         12
        8' Nasonflöte     61     IV  Mixture           96 *
        4' Nachthorn      61     16' Posaune           32
        2' Principal      61     16' Contra Fagotto    SW
    1 1/3' Quint          61     16' Dulzian           CH
        1' Sifflöte       61      8' Trumpet           12
      III  Zymbel        183      8' Fagotto           SW
                                  4' Clairon           12
           BOMBARDE (enencl)      4' Fagotto           SW
       16' Posaune        PD      2' Schalmei          CH
        8' Trompete       PD
        4' Clarion        29 PD   *  2' ext from Choralbass
    
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield June 9, 2011]
  • Click Here Stoplist from Schantz promotional flyer Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.