The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Central Presbyterian Church
380 Alps Rd.
Athens, Georgia 30606

OHS Database ID 24991.

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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 June 12, 2011.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 18 stops. 26 registers. 23 ranks. 1393 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. Concave radiating pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs. Hitchdown couplers.


  • Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. December 30, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from Emma Pettyjohn. (Database Manager. November 18, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Keith W. Zimmerman. (Database Manager. January 8, 2011)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. June 12, 2011)

Online Documents

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Console. Photograph by Keith Zimmerman 2009-10-21
Chancel and exposed pipe displays. Photograph by Keith Zimmerman 2009-10-21

Pipe organs in Georgia sponsored by Parkey Organbuilders.

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  • Stoplist taken from console
    Central Presbyterian Church, Athens, Georgia
    Schantz Organ, 1983
    8	Principal
    8	Gedackt
    8	Gemshorn
    4	Octave
    2	Blockflute
    IV	Mixture
    8	Krummhorn
    	Great 4
    	Great Unison Off
    	Chimes (prepared for)
    16	Rohrbourdon
    8	Rohrflote
    8	Viol de Gamba
    8	Viole Celeste
    4	Principal
    4	Koppelflote
    2 2/3   Nasat (prepared for)
    2	Octave
    1 3/5   Tierce (prepared for)
    1 1/3   Quinte
    III	Scharff
    8	Trompette
    	Swell 16
    	Swell 4
    	Swell Unison Off
    16	Brummbass
    16	Principal
    16	Rohrbourdon
    8	Principal
    8	Rohrflote
    4	Choralbass
    2	Octave
    16	Contra Trompette
    8	Trompette
    [Received from Keith W. Zimmerman 2011-01-08.]
  • Click Here Stoplist taken from console Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.