Pipe Organ Database

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Schantz Organ Co. (1949)

Originally Hutchings-Votey Organ Co. (Opus 1480, 1903)

Location:

Brown University
45 Prospect St.
Providence, RI 02906 US
Sayles Hall
Organ ID: 48475

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 56 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 56 stops. 49 registers.
All:
  • 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 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 56
  • Registers: 49
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 05, 2011:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- This was a console-only job for a rebuild of 1903 Hutchings-Votey Op. 1480; the console was replaced by one from Möller as part of a 1992 rebuild.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
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.

Instrument Images:

Console: Schantz Promotional Photograph; image courtesy of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1950-04-04

Moller console installed 1993: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-06-03

Great pipework: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-06-03

Regulators: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-06-03

Pedal bourdon pipework: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-06-03

Pedal pipework: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-06-03

Facade: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-06-03

Room: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-06-03

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