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Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 1947, 1990)

Location:

Holy Spirit R.C. Church
3345 Lexington Road
Louisville, KY 40206 US
Organ ID: 27327

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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: EP pitman
  • 34 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 47 stops. 27 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 47
  • Registers: 27
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Computerized/Digital system.
  • 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 July 28, 2014:

Updated through online information from David Minton.

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

Database Manager on July 28, 2014:

Updated through online information from David Minton. -- 8' Festival Trumpet (10" wind), added July 1995; gift of Al and Barbara Horton in memory of their son, Gray. In Choir box; playable on Choir, Great, and Pedal; non-coupling, except Choir 16, Choir 4; Unison Off. 4' Trompette (12-note extension of Great 8' Trompette), added July 1995. Chimes (21 tubes, Mayland), added March 2008. Gift of Dr. James Meyers, in memory of his wife and choir soprano, Susan Stephenson McCray Meyers. Plays on Great. 5-position volume control knob controlling strike force. Pedal 32' Contre Bombarde (12-note extension), added March 2008. Peterson Electronic.

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

Database Manager on August 03, 2007:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist provided by David Minton
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ gallery: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2007-07-07

Chancel: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2007-07-07

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1992-07-29

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