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First United Methodist Church
401 Broad Street
LaGrange, Georgia 30240

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 7599.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 12, 2011.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 47 stops. 49 ranks. 2782 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. 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. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Enlargement of existing Schantz rebuild of rebuilt 1918 Möller. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • According to the church web site, original Möller enlarged first in 1954 (by Möller), then in 1981 by Schantz. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ in regular use for services (2007). (Database Manager. January 26, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Chad Boorsma. (Database Manager. February 25, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from J.M. Rawlinson. (Database Manager. June 10, 2011)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. July 12, 2011)

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Photographs

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Pipe Display and Chamber Grille. Image from Schantz Organ Company; used with permission 2003-06-01
Sanctuary interior to rear. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-23
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-23
Chancel and exposed pipework. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-23
Chancel, console and exposed pipework. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-23
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-23
Console and nave. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-23
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-23

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist taken from Schantz factory specifications
    La Grange, Georgia
    FIRST UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
    
    Schantz Organ Company     Opus 1640     2005    49 ranks
    _________________________________________________________________
    
    GREAT:                           CHOIR:
        8' Principal 61                  8' Principal 61
        8' Hohlflöte 61                  8' Gedeckt 61
        4' Octave 61                     8' Viola Pomposa 61
        4' Harmonic Flute 61             8' Viola Celeste [TC] 49
        2' Super Octave 61               8' Gemshorn 61
       IV  Fourniture 244                8' Unda Maris [TC] 49
           Tremulant                     4' Octave 61
           Chimes                        4' Koppelflöte 61
           Zimbelstern               2 2/3' Twelfth 61
        8' Festival Trumpet [CH]         2' Fifteenth 61
                                         2' Blockflöte 61
    SWELL:                           1 3/5' Seventeenth 61
       16' Rohrbourdon 73               IV  Mixture 244
        8' Diapason 61                   8' Clarinet 61
        8' Gambe 61                         Tremulant
        8' Gambe Celeste [TC] 49         8' Festival Trumpet 61
        8' Rohrflöte
        4' Principal 61              PEDAL:
        4' Nachthorn 61                 32' Resultant
    2 2/3' Nazard 61                    16' Principal 56
        2' Octavin 61                   16' Subbass 44
    1 3/5' Tierce 61                    16' Rohrbourdon [SW] 
       IV  Plein Jeu 244                 8' Principal 
       16' Basson 73                     8' Flötenbass
        8' Trompette 73                  8' Rohrbourdon [SW]
        8' Hautbois                      4' Octave
        4' Clairon                      II  Mixture 64
           Tremulant                    32' Grand Cornet
        8' Festival Trumpet [CH]        16' Posaune 56
                                        16' Basson [SW]
                                         8' Trompete
                                         4' Klarine
                                         4' Hautbois
                                         8' Festival Trumpet [CH]
     
    [Received online from Chad Boorsma • February 25, 2010]
  • Click Here Stoplist taken from Schantz factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.