Pipe Organ Database

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Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 1703, 1982)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
2101 Jefferson St.
Roanoke, VA 24014 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 58864

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes 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 May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 55 ranks. 3173 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 40 stops. 52 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a case 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
  • Stops: 40
  • Registers: 52
  • 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.
  • 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 July 04, 2016:

Renovated in 2000 by John Dower Organ Co., with one Pedal flute pipe rank added and 18 Walker digital stops added; left the PCUSA denomination in 2015 and joined the Evangelical Presbyterian Church; the congregation now numbers 320.

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

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-20

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-20

Organ case: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-20

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-20