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Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 1022, 1971)

Location:

Park Avenue United Methodist Church
106 E. 86th St. at Park
New York City: Manhattan, NY 10125 US
Organ ID: 23215

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 41 ranks. 2,380 pipes. 3 divisions. 3 manuals. 31 stops. 46 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 31
  • Registers: 46
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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 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 May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 04, 2011:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Renovated by Sebastian Glück in 2010.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on March 24, 2006:

Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
Replaced E. M. Skinner Opus 587 (1926).

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 <i>The American Organist</i> January 1972
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Schantz console: Photograph by Schantz Organ Co.. Taken approx. 1971-01-01

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

Skinner organ case, retained: Photograph by Steven E. Lawson. Taken on 2002-09-09

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