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Covenant Presbyterian Church
1000 E. Morehead Street
Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

OHS Database ID 19359.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 23, 2008.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 59 stops. 69 registers. 73 ranks. 4368 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front.

Notes

  • Identified through E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997). p. 158: "Two stops added in 1954m #1196-A" (James Cook. August 23, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from David Ritch. (Database Manager. December 16, 2006)
  • Updated through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Modifications and additions by Aeolian-Skinner, Schlicker, and others. Antiphonal division removed and now owned by Richard Walker, Hurricane, WV. (Database Manager. May 23, 2008)

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey
    Charlotte, North Carolina
    Covenant Presbyterian Church
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1196   1949    4 manuals, 59 stops, 73 ranks
    ___________________________________________________________________________________
    
                 GREAT ORGAN                           SWELL ORGAN
             16' Quintaten             61          16' Lieblich Gedeckt      68
              8' Principal             61           8' Geigen Diapason       68
              8' Diapason              61           8' Stopped Diapason      68
              8' Bourdon               61           8' Viole de Gambe        68
              8' Spitzflöte            61           8' Viole Celeste         68
              4' Principal             61           8' Flauto Dolce          68
              4' Rohrflöte             61           8' Flute Celeste (TC)    56
          2 2/3' Quint                 61           4' Prestant              68
              2' Super Octave          61           4' Cor de Nuit           68
             IV  Fourniture           244           2' Octavin               61
            III  Cymbal               183          IV  Scharf               244
                 Chimes                SO          16' Fagotto               68
                                                    8' Trompette             68
                 CHOIR ORGAN                        8' Hautbois              68
             16' Contre Gambe          68           8' Vox Humana            68
              8' Viola                 68           4' Clairon               68
              8' Rohrflöte             68              Tremulant
              8' Dulciana              68
              8' Unda Maris (TC)       56              PEDAL ORGAN
              4' Prestant              68          32' Resultant Bass        --
              4' Koppelflöte           68          16' Contre Basse          32
              2' Blockflöte            61          16' Bourdon               32
             II  Sesquialtera         122          16' Quintaten             GT
             16' English Horn          68          16' Gambe                 CH
              8' Cromorne              68          16' Lieblich Gedeckt      SW
              4' Rohrschalmei          68           8' Principal             32
                 Tremulant                          8' Stopped Flute         12
                                                    8' Gambe                 CH
                 SOLO/POSITIV ORGAN (IV)            8' Still Gedeckt         SW
              8' Gamba                 68           4' Choral Bass           32
              8' Gamba Celeste         68           4' Nachthorn             32
              4' Orchestral Flute      68           2' Blockflöte            32
              8' French Horn           68          IV  Mixture              128
              8' Trompette Harmonique  68          32' Contra Fagotto        12 SW
              4' Clairon Harmonique    68          16' Bombarde              32
                 Tremulant                          8' Trompette             12
                 Chimes                             4' Clairon               12
                 Positiv unenclosed:                   Chimes                SO
              8' Nason Flute           61
              4' Nachthorn             61
              2' Principal             61
          1 3/5' Tierce                61
          1 1/3' Larigot               61
            III  Zimbel               183
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-08-21]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.