Pipe Organ Database

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Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 1898, 1988)

Location:

St. John's Episcopal Church
26998 Woodward Avenue
Royal Oak, MI 48067 US
Organ ID: 10877

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on July 26, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 41 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 33 stops. 46 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on July 26, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 33
  • Registers: 46
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on July 26, 2018.
Database Manager on September 29, 2019:

A 16-note set of steel organ Chimes was installed in the Great Division in 2018 by the Lauck Pipe Organ Company of Otsego, MI; a Peterson 12-note 32' electronic Contra Bourdon extension stop has also been installed.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 30, 2019.

Database Manager on July 05, 2008:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 2003

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from the console May 19, 1994
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary chancel and chamber grille: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1994-05-19

Sanctuary interior and chancel: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1994-05-19

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1994-05-19

Console: Photograph by Thomas B Robson. Taken on 2019-09-11

Exposed Pipework (covering was removed at an earlier date): Photograph by Thomas B Robson. Taken on 2019-09-11

Nave: Photograph by Thomas B Bobson (2019).

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