Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 2238, 2004)

Location:

St. John United Methodist Church
104 Newberry Street NW
Aiken, SC 29801 US
Organ ID: 39156

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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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider with electro-pneumatic (EP) pallets (Blackinton-type)
  • 62 ranks. 3,615 pipes. 7 divisions. 3 manuals. 48 stops. 73 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with electro-pneumatic (EP) pallets (Blackinton-type) 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: 3
  • Divisions: 7
  • Stops: 48
  • Registers: 73
  • 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.
  • 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 February 21, 2011:

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 February 12, 2009:

Identified through online information from Eugene Walter. -- Organ consists of 4 divisions (Sw, Gt, Ch, Pd) located in the front of the church, plus 3 Antiphonal Divisions (An Sw, An Gt, An Pd) located in the rear balcony. Console described above is main chancel console which controls the entire instrument. Installation also includes a 2-manual and pedal tilting-tab console that controls the 3 Antiphonal Divisions only. Most specifics for this entry are from the Schantz website.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Schantz shop specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console and Organ Case: Photograph courtesy of Schantz Organ Company. Taken on 2004-09-21

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Organ Case: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-06-21

Nave, Balcony, and Antiphonal Organ Case: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-06-21

Antiphonal Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-06-21

Balcony and Antiphonal Organ Case: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-06-21

Chancel and Main Organ Case: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-06-21

Console and Nave: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-06-21

Main Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-06-21

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-06-21

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