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Queens College
1900 Selwyn Avenue
Charlotte, North Carolina 28274

Belk Chapel

OHS Database ID 37092.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
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 August 24, 2009.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 33 stops. 42 registers. 39 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. 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, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. November 13, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. April 3, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Renamed Queens University in 2002. (Database Manager. August 24, 2009)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by David Ritch 2009-01-16
Console to right. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1988-02-16
Console to left. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1988-02-16
Chapel exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1988-02-16
Chapel interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1988-02-16

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
    Charlotte, North Carolina
    Queens College, Belk Chapel
    
    Möller   Op. 8932   1956   3/40
    
           GREAT (3 1/2" wind)               SWELL (4")
       16' Quintaton 61                   8' Gambe 61
        8' Diapason 61                    8' Gambe Celeste 61
        8' Bourdon 61                     8' Gedeckt 61
        4' Principal 61                   4' Octave Geigen 61
        4' Flauto Traverso 61             4' Koppelflöte 61
    2 2/3' Twelfth 61                   III  Plein Jeu 183
        2' Octavin 61                    16' Hautbois 61
       IV  Fourniture 244                 8' Trompette 61
        8' Trompete 61 (added later)      4' Schalmei 61
           Super                             Tremolo
           Chimes CH                         Sub
                                             Unison Off
           POSITIV (3")                      Super
        8' Quintflöte 61
        4' Nachthorn 61                      CHOIR (4")
        2' Principal 61                   8' Nason Gedeckt 61
        1' Sifflöte 61 **                 8' Dolcan 61
       II  Mixture 122                    8' Dolcan Celeste 49
                                          4' Flute Harmonic 61
           PEDAL (4")                 2 2/3' Nasat 61
       16' Contrebass 32 (1-24 wood)      2' Prinzipal 61
       16' Bourdon 32                 1 3/5' Tierce 61
       16' Quintaten GT                   8' English Horn 61
        8' Contrebass 12                     Tremolo
        8' Bourdon 12                        Sub
        8' Quintaten GT                      Unison Off
        4' Choralbass 32                     Super
        2' Octavin 12                        Chimes 21 (Deagan D)
       16' Hautbois SW
        8' Trompette SW                   ** Replaced by 8' Krummhorn
        4' Schalmei SW                       at a later date
           Chimes CH
    
     [Received on line from Jeff Scofield April 03, 2009.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.