Pipe Organ Database

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Reuter Organ Co. (2008)

Originally Reuter Organ Co. (Opus 994, 1952)

Location:

Grace Episcopal Church
98 Wentworth Street
Charleston, SC 29401 US
Organ ID: 46698

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican 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 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 79 ranks. 8 divisions. 4 manuals. 64 stops. 131 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In side 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: 8
  • Stops: 64
  • Registers: 131
  • 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 Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 21, 2010:

Identified through online information from Chad Boorsma. -- This work was the addition of a Solo-Antiphonal division. The organ had been rebuilt by Randall Dyer in 1991 following Hurricane Hugo and was given a Reuter console in 1997. Reuter did renovations in 2000 and tonal work in 2002.

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

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Andrew Scanlon. Taken approx. March 2017

Chancel : Photograph by Andrew Scanlon. Taken approx. March 2017

Nave with pipe chambers on both sides of chancel: Photograph by Andrew Scanlon. Taken approx. March 2017