Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 2123, 1997)

Location:

Moody Methodist Church
2803 53rd Street
Galveston, TX 77551 US
Organ ID: 38021

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist 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 Joanna Whitsett on June 02, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 117 ranks. 6,483 pipes. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 85 stops. 114 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 85
  • Registers: 114
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • 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 May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 30, 2018:

Updated by Joanna Whitsett, who has heard or played the organ.

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

Database Manager on March 23, 2011:

Updated through online information from Eric J. Gastier. -- 17 ranks of this instrument were retained from the church's 1962 Reuter op. 1382.

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

Database Manager on January 11, 2010:

Updated through online information from Chad Boorsma. -- The physical layout and facade were designed by Eric J. Gastier. Jeffrey Dexter was the tonal director for the project. The console has 44 blank drawknobs for a future gallery organ. The instrument is in memory of Robert Wright McCormick.

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 Schantz promotional material
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console and Organ Case: Image courtesy of Schantz Organ Company; used with permission. Taken on 1999-06-01

Console and Nave: Image courtesy of Schantz Organ Company; used with permission. Taken on 1999-06-01

Church Exterior: Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1970s).

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