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Church of the Palms (Congregational / UCC)
1960 North Swinton Avenue
Delray Beach, Florida 33444

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 47350.

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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 September 20, 2012.
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Technical Details

Slider chests with EP pallets (Blackinton type).

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 33 stops. 53 registers. 38 ranks. 2250 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

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

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from Chad Boorsma. -- The Antiphonal Division and Chimes are located above the main entrance to the sanctuary. (Database Manager. December 5, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Sam Cherubin. -- A new 8' Trompette en Chamade was added in 2009, and was dedicated on March 1st, 2009. (Database Manager. September 20, 2012)
  • The Trompette en Chamade added was not new, but from Moller, Opus 10279, 1966 - originally built for St. James School in Hagerstown, Maryland. The pipes were acquired thru ebay and donated to the church by Robert Hebble. Installation was by organist Edward Krynicki and John E. McGovern assisted by parishioners. The stop was dedicated to Robert Hebble by Edward Krynicki on March 1, 2009. (James Stettner. October 7, 2019)

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-01-11
Antiphonal and Window. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-01-11
Church interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-01-11
Trompette en Chamade added in 2009. Photograph by John E. McGovern

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from factory specifications
    Delray Beach, Florida
    CHURCH OF THE PALMS 
    
    Schantz Organ Company    Opus 1705    38 ranks    1982
    ________________________________________________________________
    
    GREAT:                         CHOIR:
       16' Violone 73                  8' Diapason Conique 61
        8' Diapason 61                 8' Chimney Flute 61
        8' Holzgedackt 61              8' Flauto Dolce 61
        8' Violone                     8' Flauto Celeste [TC] 49
        4' Octave 61                   4' Koppelflöte 61
        4' Rohrflöte 61            2 2/3' Nasat 61
    2 2/3' Twelfth 61                  2' Blockflöte 61
        2' Fifteenth 61            1 3/5' Terz 61
       IV  Mixture 244                 8' English Horn 61
           Chimes                         Tremulant
                                          Harp
    PEDAL: 
       32' Resultant               SWELL:
       16' Double Diapason 32         16' Lieblich Bordun 73
       16' Subbass 44                  8' Bordun
       16' Lieblich Bordun [SW]        8' Viola da gamba 61
       16' Violone [GT]                8' Viola Celeste [TC] 49
        8' Principal 56                4' Principal 61
        8' Bassflute                   4' Hohlflöte 61
        8' Bordun [SW]                 2' Octave 61
        8' Violone [GT]              III  Mixture 183
        4' Octave                     16' Contre Basson 73
        4' Bordun [SW]                 8' Trompette 73
        2' Super Octave                8' Vox Humana 61
       16' Posaune 32                  8' Basson 
       16' Contre Basson [SW]          4' Clairon 
        8' Basson [SW]                    Tremulant
        4' Basson                         Antiphonal Chimes
           Chimes [GT]
                                   ANTIPHONAL ORGAN:
                                       8' Gemshorn 61
                                       8' Gemshorn Celeste [TC] 49 
    
    [Received online from Chad Boorsma - December 10, 2010]
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