Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Unknown Builder

Originally Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 1150, 1972)

Location:

Grace Covenant Presbyterian Church
789 Merrimon Ave.
Asheville, NC 28804 US
Organ ID: 53137

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on April 27, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 68 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Registers: 68
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped 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 May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 04, 2016:

Installed as 2/16 in 1972 as Schantz Op. 1150; 13 ranks added in 1972 as Schantz Op. 2027 in 1992; new three-manual console and Walker digital stops added at a later date.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the console October 24, 2016
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on April 27, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Console and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-10-24

Left Stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-10-24

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-10-24

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-10-24

Nave and Balcony: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-10-24

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