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Callaway Gardens
17800 US Hwy 27
Pine Mountain, Georgia 31822

Ida Cason Callaway Memorial Chapel

OHS Database ID 27596.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 6, 2012.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 20 stops. 34 registers. 24 ranks. 1466 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes. 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. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. 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

  • Identified through on-line information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ was refurbished by Schlueter in 2006. It is used daily for meditations, and frequent weddings in the chapel. One unusual feature is the special weather-tight shutters which can be opened to allow music to play outside the chapel. (Database Manager. August 26, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Randall Smith. (Database Manager. January 9, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. May 10, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Connor Annable. (Database Manager. November 26, 2011)
  • Updated through online information from Randall J. Smith. (Database Manager. July 6, 2012)

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-07-29
Chapel chancel. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-07-29
Console and ceiling organ chamber. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-07-29
Chapel exterior and outdoor organ chamber openings. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-07-29
Chapel exterior and window. Postcard in collection of Jeff Scofield

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
    Pine Mountain, Georgia
    Callaway Gardens
    Ida Cason Callaway Memorial Chapel
    
    Möller   Op. 9553   1962   3/24
    
    The Great is on 3 3/4" wind; all other divisions on 4"
    
         GREAT                      CHOIR
      8' Diapason 61             8' Nasonflöte 61
      8' Bourdon 61              8' Erzähler 61
      8' Gemshorn 61             4' Koppelflöte 61
      4' Octave 61               2' Blockflöte 61
      2' Waldflöte 61            8' Cromorne 61
    III  Fourniture 183             Tremulant
         Tremulant                  Sub
         Sub                        Unison Off
         Unison Off                 Super
         Super
         Chimes 21 (Deagan D)       PEDAL
                                16' Bourdon 32
         SWELL                  16' Gemshorn 12 GT
     16' Rohrgedeckt 61         16' Rohrgedeckt SW
      8' Rohrflöte 12            8' Principal 32
      8' Viole de Gambe 61       8' Bourdon 12
      8' Viole Celeste 49        8' Gemshorn GT
      4' Nachthorn 61            8' Rohrflöte SW
      2' Nachthorn 12            4' Octave 12
    III  Plein Jeu 183           4' Nachthorn SW
      8' Trompette 61            2' Nachthorn SW
      4' Schalmei 61            16' Contra Trompette 12 SW
         Tremulant               8' Trompette SW
         Sub                     4' Trompette SW
         Unison Off
         Super
    
     [Received on line from Jeff Scofield May 11, 2009.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.