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Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church
612 James Boulevard
Signal Mountain, Tennessee 37377

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 26083.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 19, 2011.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 36 stops. 29 registers. 37 ranks. 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, center.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Schantz installed a Trompette-en-Chamade c.2004 (Database Manager. May 15, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Trenton Giles. (Database Manager. December 19, 2011)

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2010-03-19
Sanctuary, Chancel, and Pipe Display. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2010-03-19
Chancel, choirloft and exposed pipes. Photograph by Jason DuRoy 2015-09-09

Pipe organs in Tennessee sponsored by Milnar Organ Co.

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from the console September 3, 1988
        Signal Mountain, Tennessee
        Signal Mountain Presbyterian Church
    
        Schantz   Op. 1589   1980   3/37
        ______________________________________________________
    
        GREAT                          CHOIR
    16' Violone                     8' Bordun
     8' Prinzipal                   8' Erzähler             pf
     8' Holzgedackt                 8' Erzähler Celeste     pf
     8' Violone           12        4' Hohlflöte
     4' Oktav                   2 2/3' Nasat
     4' Koppelflöte                 2' Principal
     2' Super Oktav             1 3/5' Terz
    IV  Mixture                   III  Mixture
        Unison off                  8' Krummhorn
        Super                          Tremulant
        Chimes                         Sub
     8' Trompette-en-Chamade           Unison Off
       (added in 2004)                 Super
                                    8' Trompette-en-Chamade GT
        SWELL
    16' Bourdon           pf           PEDAL
     8' Flute a Cheminee           32' Resulant             --
     8' Viole de Gambe             16' Principal
     8' Viole Celeste              16' Brummbass
     4' Prestant                   16' Violone              GT
     4' Cor de Nuit                16' Bourdon              SW
     2' Flute a Bec                 8' Octave               12
    IV  Plein Jeu                   8' Flötenbass           12
    16' Basson            pf        8' Violone              GT
     8' Trompette                   8' Bourdon              SW
     8' Basson            pf        4' Choralbass           12
     4' Clairon                     4' Flöte
        Tremulant                 III  Mixture
        Sub                        16' Posaune
        Unison Off                 16' Basson               SW
        Super                       8' Basson               SW
                                    4' Basson               SW
    
       [Received online from Jeff Scofield  May 16, 2011]
  • Click Here Stoplist from the console September 3, 1988 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.