OHS Database ID 47901.
This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 11, 2011.
Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.
Three manuals. 4 divisions. 21 stops. 33 registers. 25 ranks. 1568 pipes. 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, center.
Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard.
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|Church interior with divided chambers & facades. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2020-03-02|
|Organ chambers with facades. Photograph by Tommy Malcom Quinn 2020-03-02|
|Left facade. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2020-03-02|
|Right facade. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2020-03-02|
|Console. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2020-03-02|
|Console: right stopjamb. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2020-03-02|
|Console: left stopjamb. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2020-03-02|
|Console: Manuals. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2020-03-02|
|Console: couplers. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2020-03-02|
|Console: pedalboard, pedal movements, and toe studs. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2020-03-02|
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Florence, Alabama Highland Baptist Church SCHANTZ ORGAN CO., Opus 591, 1964 - Original Specifications ________________________________________________ GREAT SWELL (Expressive) 8 Open Diapason 61 8 Rohrflote 61 8 Bourdon 61 8 Viola 61 4 Octave 61 8 Viola Celeste (tc) 49 2 Fifteenth 61 4 Spitz Principal 61 IV Mixture 244 4 Harmonic Flute 61 Chimes (Mayland) (21) 2 Flautino 12 III Plein Jeu 183 Great 16 8 Trompette 61 Great Unison Off 4 Clarion 12 Great 4 Tremolo Swell 16 CHOIR (Expressive) Swell Unison Off 8 Gedeckt 61 Swell 4 8 Erzahler 61 8 Erzahler Celeste (tc) 49 4 Koppel Flote 61 PEDAL 2 2/3 Nasat 61 16 Principal 32 2 Flote 12 16 Bourdon (Gt) 12 1 3/5 Terz 61 16 Rohrflote (Sw) 12 8 Oboe 61 8 Octave 12 Tremolo 8 Bourdon (Gt) –- 8 Bombarde 61 8 Rohrflote (Sw) –- 4 Super Octave 12 Choir 16 16 Contre Trompette (Sw) 12 Choir Unison Off 8 Trompette (Sw) –- Choir 4 4 Clarion (Sw) –- COUPLERS FINGER PISTONS Swell to Pedal 8,4 General 1 - 5 Great to Pedal 8,4 Swell 1 - 5 Choir to Pedal 8,4 Sw to Ped (rev) MIDI to Pedal Great 1 - 5 Gt to Ped (rev) Swell to Great 16,8,4 Choir 1 - 5 Choir to Great 16,8,4 Ch to Ped (rev) MIDI to Great Full Organ (rev) Set Swell to Choir 16,8,4 Cancel Great to Choir 8 MIDI to Choir TOE STUDS MIDI to Swell Pedal 1 – 5 PEDAL MOVEMENTS (L-R) TOE SPOONS (L-R) Choir Expression (bal.) Gt. to Ped. (rev) Swell Expression (bal.) Sw. to Ped. (rev) Crescendo (bal.) Ch. to Ped. (rev) Full Organ (rev) ACTION: E-P VOICES: 21 STOPS: 34 RANKS: 26 PIPES: 1,629 (inc. chimes) NOTES The organ is installed at the front in divided placement in chambers either side of the baptistery. Gold-painted Principal pipes and the Great/Pedal wooden 16' Bourdon form the two façades. The console is in fixed position on the right. The organ has had some type of electronic upgrades based on the availability of MIDI to all four divisions and some LED displays – but is otherwise unaltered and original. Sources: Existing OHS Database account; photos from March 2020 by Tommy Malcolm Quinn Highland Baptist Church 219 Simpson St. Florence, AL. 35630 (256) 764-1392 Documented: March 3, 2020 [Received online from Jeff Scofield May 21, 2011] [Corrected & augmented by James R. Stettner, March 6, 2020]