Pipe Organ Database

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Karl Schuke (Opus 327, 1978)

Location:

Canterbury United Methodist Church
350 Overbrook Rd.
Mountain Brook (Birmingham), AL 35213 US
Chapel
Organ ID: 4011

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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 unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 29, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 9 ranks. 440 pipes. 2 divisions. 2 manuals. 9 stops. 16 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider 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 29, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 9
  • Registers: 16
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 29, 2018.
Database Manager on June 17, 2015:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on February 08, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on December 04, 2006:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on November 23, 2004:

The double stop action allows any stop to be played on either manual, but not on both manuals at the same time.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1978.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
<i>The American Organist</i>, January 1979: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case and Keydesk: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-11-06

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-01-10

Stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-01-10

Chapel interior to rear and organ: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-01-10

Chapel interior to front: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-01-10

Builder plate: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-01-10

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