Pipe Organ Database

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Schoenstein & Co. (Opus 159, 2010)

Location:

Chapel of the Incarnate Word / Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word
4503 Broadway Street
San Antonio, TX 78209 US
Chapel
Organ ID: 36430

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Convents, Monasteries, and the like
  • 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 Lena Gokelman on January 27, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 27 ranks. 1,576 pipes. 3 manuals. 24 stops. 67 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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
  • Stops: 24
  • Registers: 67
  • 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 Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Lena Gokelman on January 28, 2022:

The Chapel of the Incarnate Word is the spiritual center of the Sisters of Charity of the Incarnate Word - their Motherhouse; not university property.

We received the most recent update for this note from Lena Gokelman on January 28, 2022.

Database Manager on December 31, 2013:

Updated through online information from Connor Annable.

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

Database Manager on July 28, 2008:

Identified through information submitted by Jack Bethards, Schoenstein & Co.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From builder's website: Open In New Tab Typed Specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Stained Glass Window: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis, DDS. Taken on 2018-05-03

Console: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis, DDS. Taken on 2018-05-03

Organ Case: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis, DDS. Taken on 2018-05-03

Organ Case: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis, DDS. Taken on 2018-05-03

Organ Case: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis, DDS. Taken on 2018-05-03

Chapel Tower: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis, DDS. Taken on 2018-05-03

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