Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 2304, 2010)

Location:

St. Joseph Catholic Church
61 N. 23rd Street
Battle Creek, MI 49015 US
Church
Organ ID: 46600

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic 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 August 23, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider with electro-pneumatic (EP) pallets (Blackinton-type)
  • 21 ranks. 1,271 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 30 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with electro-pneumatic (EP) pallets (Blackinton-type) 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 August 23, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 30
  • 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 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
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on August 23, 2019.
Database Manager on August 19, 2010:

Updated through online information from Chad Boorsma. -- The organ is equipped with 99 levels of memory, MIDI, transposer, and playback capabilities.

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

Database Manager on April 11, 2010:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ was dedicated with recital by Roger Nyquist on 4/09/2010 (on-line article in Battle Creek Enquirer dated 4/10/2010).

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

Database Manager on March 25, 2010:

Identified through online information from Chad Boorsma. -- The organ is in an oak case. The console has naturals made of bone and sharps made of rosewood.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ Case and Pipe Display: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-17

Organ Case and Pipe Display: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-17

Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-17

Gallery and Organ Case: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-17

Console: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-17

Console: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-17

Church Interior and Altar: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-17

Church Exterior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-17

Church Exterior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-17

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