The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Christ Church, Episcopal
663 Douglas Street at McCallie
Chattanooga, Tennessee 37402

OHS Database ID 8591.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 19, 2019.


Technical Details

Mechanical key action.

Two manuals. 22 stops. 22 registers. 27 ranks. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. No enclosed divisions. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard. Hitchdown couplers.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1996. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Unequal temperament. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. April 28, 2007)
  • Two prepared stops added in 2018 and two more added in 2019. (Jeff Scofield. November 19, 2019)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Gallery and organ case. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-18
Console and organ case. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-11-18
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-11-18
Sanctuary interior to rear and organ case. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-11-18
Right Stopjamb. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-11-18
Left Stopjamb. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-11-18
Brustwerk pipes. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-11-18
Builder name plate. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-11-18
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-11-18

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from the Richard, Fowkes website
           Chattanooga, Tennessee
           Christ Church, Episcopal
    
           Richard, Fowkes   Op. 6   1997   2/27
           _______________________________________________________
    
           GREAT               BRUSTWERK            PEDAL
       16' Bourdon          8' Gedackt           16' Subbaß
        8' Principal        8' Viola   (2019)     8' Octave
        8' Hohlflöte        4' Rohrflöte          8' Gedackt
        4' Octave           2' Waldflöte          4' Octave
        4' Spitzflöte      II  Sesquialtera      16' Posaune (2019)
    3'/II  Nasat/Cornet     8' Dulcian (2018)     8' Trompet
        2' Octave           4' Regal   (2018)
     IV-V  Mixture
        8' Trompet             Tremulant
    
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield  May 15, 2011]
  • Click Here Stoplist from the Richard, Fowkes website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.