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

Sanctuary Gallery

OHS Database ID 2668.

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Status and Condition

The organ is no longer at this location, and is presumed destroyed, dispersed or relocated.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 29, 2014.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 25 stops. 37 ranks. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Stop keys above top manual. Concave radiating pedalboard.

Notes

  • Updated through on-line 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:
    New gallery organ for Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1196. combination action replaced by solidstate; tonal changes and additions by Gayle Monette, Walter Guzowski and others; Antiphonal division removed and now owned by Richard Walker, Hurricane, WV. (Database Manager. May 23, 2008)
  • Updated through on-line information from David Ritch. (Database Manager. June 22, 2009)
  • Updated through on-line information from David Ritch. -- Schlicker Order No. 8274. This organ replaced the Aeolian-Skinner's antiphonal division and Schlicker built a new four manual console to replace the original console so both organs could be played from it. (Database Manager. June 22, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from T. Daniel Hancock. (Database Manager. January 14, 2014)
  • Updated through online information from T. Daniel Hancock. -- Apple, 1985, records that this organ was the last instrument built by Herman Schlicker, and that is was located in the Sanctuary Gallery. Casavant added the Trompeta Real in 1982. (Database Manager. July 29, 2014)
  • Updated through online information from T. Daniel Hancock. (Database Manager. July 29, 2014)

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Bibliography

  • Pape, Uwe. The Tracker Organ Revival in America. (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1977), 167 [0]
  • Apple, John. Pipe Organs of Charlotte. (Charlotte: John Apple, July 1985), [0]

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist (Source: Apple, 1985)
          Covenant Presbyterian Church
          1000 East Morehead Street
          Charlotte, North Carolina
          Schlicker Organ Co., 1975
          OHS ID: 2668
    _______________________________________________________________________
          GREAT                  BRUSTWERK (encl.)    PEDAL 
       16 Quintaton            8 Gedeckt           16 Subbass
        8 Prinzipal            4 Prinzipal          8 Prinzipal
        8 Rohrfloete           4 Koppelfloete       8 Gedeckt Pommer
        4 Octav                2 Prinzipal          4 Choral Bass
        4 Spitzfloete      1-1/3 Quintfloete        2 Blockfloete
    2-2/3 Sesquialtera II        Scharf IV            Mixtur IV
        2 Flachfloete          8 Krummhorn         16 Fagot
    1-1/3 Mixtur IV-VI         8 Trompeta Real      4 Schalmei
        8 Trompete                                    Zimbelstern (8 bells)
          BW to HW                                    HW to Pedal
                                                      BW to Pedal
    _______________________________________________________________________
    [Received online from T. Daniel Hancock, 2014-07-25]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist (Source: Apple, 1985) Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.