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Sardis Presbyterian Church
6100 Sardis Rd
Charlotte, North Carolina 28270

OHS Database ID 35301.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 22, 2008.
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Technical Details

Slider chests with EP pallets (Blackinton type).

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 52 stops. 91 registers. 72 ranks.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. 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.


  • Listed in "Recent Installations," The American Organist Vol. 42, No. 6 [June, 2008] (Database Manager. May 29, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ is in regular use at 11:00 service and for recital series (Church website, accessed June 2008). Organ replaced 1960 Möller in same building. (Database Manager. June 22, 2008)

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  • [Composite: several authors]. "Sardis Presbyterian Church, Charlotte, North Carolina," The American Organist (Vol. 43 No. 2 [February 2009], pp. 40-42). [Cover Feature: photographs, stoplist, description] [Descriptions by several authors]

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Organ. Photograph by David Ritch 2008-09-17
Chancel, Console, and Pipe Facade. Image from Reuter Organ Company; used with permission 2008-06-01

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  • Stoplist from Reuter promotional material
    Charlotte, North Carolina
    Reuter Organ Company      Opus 2233     72 ranks     2008
    GREAT:                            CHOIR:
        16' Violone                      16' Gambe (ext)
         8' Diapason                      8' Diapason
         8' Violone                       8' Stopped Diapason
         8' Harmonic Flute                8' Open Flute
         8' Bourdon                       8' Gambe
         4' Octave                        8' Gambe Celeste (TC)
         4' Spillflute                    8' Erzahler
     2 2/3' Twelfth                       8' Erzahler Celeste (GG)
         2' Super Octave                  4' Principal
       III  Cornet (TC)                   4' Harmonic Flute
    III-IV  Scharf                    2 2/3' Nazat
        16' Bombarde (SW)                 2' Doublette
         8' Tromba                    1 1/3' Larigot
         8' Tuba (CH)                 II-IV  Mixture
         8' Trompette en Chamade         16' Tuba (TC)
         8' Fagotto (CH)                 16' Fagotto
         8' French Horn (CH)              8' Tuba
         8' English Horn (CH)             8' Trompette en Chamade (GT)
         8' Clarinet (CH)                 8' Clarinet
            Tremulant                     8' French Horn
            Chimes †                      8' English Horn
            MIDI                          8' Fagotto
    SWELL:                                   MIDI
        16' Rohrflute
         8' Geigen Diapason           PEDAL:
         8' Viole                        32' Bourdon †
         8' Viole Celeste (TC)           16' Principal
         8' Flute Dolce                  16' Violone (GT)
         8' Flute Celeste (TC)           16' Bourdon
         8' Rohrflute                    16' Rohrflute (SW)
         4' Principal                    16' Gambe (CH)
         4' Hohlflute                     8' Principal
     2 2/3' Nazard                        8' Violone
         2' Flautino                      8' Subbass
     1 3/5' Tierce                        8' Rohrflute (SW)
        IV  Plein Jeu                     8' Gambe (CH)
        16' Bombarde                      4' Choral Bass
         8' Trompette                     4' Violone (GT)
         8' Oboe                          4' Subbass
         8' Vox Humana                   IV  Mixture
         8' Trompette en Chamade (GT)    32' Contre Bombarde
         4' Clarion                      16' Posaune
            Tremulant                    16' Fagotto (CH)
            MIDI                         16' Bombarde (SW)
                                          8' Posaune
    ANTIPHONAL: (floating)                8' Trompette en Chamade (GT)
         8' Principal                     8' Bombarde (SW)
         8' Gedeckt                       8' Fagotto (CH)
         4' Prestant                      8' Tuba (CH)
         4' Gedeckt                       4' Posaune
         2' Fifteenth                     4' Clarion (SW)
                                          4' Clarinet (CH)
         † digital stop                      Chimes (GT)
    [Received on line from Chad Boorsma March 16, 2010.]
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