Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 2024, 1992)

Location:

First Baptist Church
804 W. Fifth St.
London, KY 40741 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 48301

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Clay Sibert on October 27, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 34 ranks. 2,644 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 50 stops. 41 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by Schantz Organ Co.
  • Slider Motors: Pneumatic (EP or TP) slider motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Clay Sibert on October 27, 2022.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by Schantz Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Clay Sibert on October 27, 2022.

Choir (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by Schantz Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Clay Sibert on October 27, 2022.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by Schantz Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Clay Sibert on October 27, 2022.
Main:
  • Built by Schantz Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 50
  • Registers: 41
  • 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 Crescendo Pedal
  • 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 Clay Sibert on October 30, 2022.
Database Manager on July 24, 2019:

Updated by Jay Young, who has heard or played the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on July 25, 2019.

Database Manager on July 16, 2011:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist courtesy of the Schantz Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
London, KY - FBC - #2024 (1992): Open In New Tab Stoplist, pipe scales, wind pressure, etc.
Document created on 1992-01-06
We received the most recent update for this document from Clay Sibert on October 27, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Chancel, Pipe Facade, and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Hagan Zoellers. Taken on 2015-06-02

Console: Photograph by Clay Sibert. Taken on 2022-11-03

Great stops: Photograph by Clay Sibert. Taken on 2022-11-03

Swell stops: Photograph by Clay Sibert. Taken on 2022-11-03

Choir stops: Photograph by Clay Sibert. Taken on 2022-11-03

Pedal stops: Photograph by Clay Sibert. Taken on 2022-11-03

Choir Division 8' Erzähler 8' Holzgedeckt 4' Spitz Principal 8' Krummhorn Zymbel Mixture : Photograph by Clay Sibert. Taken on 2022-11-03

Choir Division 1' Sifflöte 1 1/3' Quint 2 2/3' Nasat 4' Koppelflote 8' Erzähler Celeste: Photograph by Clay Sibert. Taken on 2022-11-03

Pedal 16' Bordun: Photograph by Clay Sibert. Taken on 2022-11-03

Pedal 16' Principal C, C#, D, D# (Remainder of principal is in facade in sanctuary): Photograph by Clay Sibert. Taken on 2022-11-03

Pedal Chamber 16' Bombarde 8' Bordun 4' Bordun Mixture: Photograph by Clay Sibert. Taken on 2022-11-03

Pedal Chamber 8' Trompette (Not pictured in either Pedal Chamber photo are 16' Principal, 8' Octave, 4' Choral Bass. All these are in facade): Photograph by Clay Sibert. Taken on 2022-11-03

Swell Chamber 8' Viole Celeste 8' Hautbois 8' Trompette Plein Jeu Mixture: Photograph by Clay Sibert. Taken on 2022-11-03

Swell Chamber 1 3/5' Tierce 2 2/3' Nasard 2' Flûte Conique 4' Flûte Harmonique 4' Prestant 8' Flûte À Cheminée 8' Viole De Gambe: Photograph by Clay Sibert. Taken on 2022-11-03

Great Chamber Chimes: Photograph by Clay Sibert. Taken on 2022-11-03

Great Chamber Mixture 8' Trompette 4' Rohr Gedeckt 8' Bordun 4' Octave 2' Fifteenth 8' Principal: Photograph by Clay Sibert. Taken on 2022-11-03

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