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Selwyn Avenue Presbyterian Church
2929 Selwyn Avenue
Charlotte, North Carolina 28209


OHS Database ID 37570.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 30, 2009.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 13 stops. 21 registers. 13 ranks. 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. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. December 12, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Rebuilt and enlarged to 3/22 in 2008 by A. E. Schueter Pipe Organ Co. (Database Manager. April 30, 2009)

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Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1988-02-16
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1988-02-16
Console to left. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1988-02-16
Console to right. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1988-02-16

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
    Charlotte, North Carolina
    Selwyn Avenue Presbyterian Church
    Möller   Op. 9356   1960   3/13
         GREAT                       CHOIR
      8' Diapason 61              8' Quintflöte 61
      8' Bourdon 61               8' Gemshorn 61
      4' Principal 61             4' Koppelflöte 61
    III  Mixture (pf)            II  Rauschquinte (pf)
         Tremulant                   Tremulant
         Sub                         Sub
         Super                       Unison Off
         Chimes 21 (Deagan D)        Super
         SWELL                       PEDAL
     16' Gedeckt 61              16' Violone 32
      8' Gedeckt 12              16' Subbass 32 (1-44 wood)
      8' Viole de Gambe 61       16' Gedeckt SW
      8' Viole Celeste (pf)       8' Violone 12
      4' Flute Harmonique 61      8' Subbass 12
      2' Principal 61             8' Gedeckt SW
      8' Trompette 61             4' Violone 12
         Tremulant                4' Subbass 12
         Sub                      2' Subbass 12
         Unison Off
     [Received on line from Jeff Scofield April 30, 2009.]
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