Pipe Organ Database

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Schantz Organ Co. (1961)

Location:

First United Methodist Church
120 Greene Street, SE
Huntsville, AL 35801 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 36710

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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 March 04, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 43 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 37 stops. 49 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 March 04, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 37
  • Registers: 49
  • 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 without cover.
  • 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 Crescendo Pedal
  • 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
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on March 04, 2019.
Database Manager on January 28, 2019:

Updated by Jillian Gardner, who has heard or played the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on January 29, 2019.

Database Manager on March 06, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on October 01, 2008:

Identified through online information from Stephen Hall. -- New four manual console with digital voices added by Walker Technical in August 2008, pipe work cleaned and revoiced by George Miller Pipe Organ Services of Atlanta. (church website, accessed September 2008)

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> January 1963 and visit Oct. 10, 2007
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2007-10-10

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2007-10-10

Chancel and exposed pipework: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2007-10-10

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2007-10-10

Console: Photograph by Ken Stein, photographybystein.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2007-11-14

Left chamber: Photograph by Ken Stein, photographybystein.com, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2007-11-14

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