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Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 177, 1953)

Location:

Holy Ghost R.C. Church
1041 N. Central Street
Knoxville, TN 37917 US
Organ ID: 26213

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered 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)
  • 10 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 16, 2016:

Updated through online information from Charles Walden.
Originally installed in 1953, rebuilt and releathered by Schantz in 1994-95. Console rebuilt by Miller Organ Service of Louisville, Kentucky in 2015.

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

Database Manager on May 31, 2007:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- This is the parish's second edifice, dating from 1925-26. [Source: Knoxville AGO web site]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console April 19, 2016
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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