Pipe Organ Database

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Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 890, 1969)

Location:

First United Methodist Church
2416 W Cloverdale Park
Montgomery, AL 36106 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 36334

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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 unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 48 ranks. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 50 stops. 36 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 50
  • Registers: 36
  • 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: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system.
  • 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 Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action 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 April 03, 2019:

Offered for sale April 2019.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 04, 2019.

Database Manager on July 11, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Renovations by Milnar in 2000, at which time the Trompette-en-Chamade was added.

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

Database Manager on August 23, 2009:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Great and Pedal functionally displayed in front of the chambers to each side of the chancel; the Antiphonal is displayed to each side of the gallery window.

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

Database Manager on July 26, 2008:

Updated through online information from Linda Gill.

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

Database Manager on July 25, 2008:

Identified through online information from Linda Gill.

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 Diapason</i> November 1967
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chancel and Left Pipe Display: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-08

Chancel and Right Pipe Display: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-08

Console and Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-08

Console and Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-08

Antiphonal Pipe Display, Trompette en Chamade, and Stained Glass Windows: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-08

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-08

Chancel: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken on 2016-09-02

Gallery and Antiphonal Organ: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken on 2016-09-02

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2010-07-08

Church interior to gallery and Antiphonal: Photograph by Ken Stein, photographybystein.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2007-10-30

Console: Photograph by Ken Stein, photographybystein.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2007-10-30

Right chamber: Photograph by Ken Stein, photographybystein.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2007-10-30

Left chamber: Photograph by Ken Stein, photographybystein.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2007-10-30

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