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Cornel Zimmer (Opus 98, 2007)

Originally Reuter Organ Co. (Opus 1765, 1972)

Location:

St. Thomas Episcopal Church
2100 Hilton Ave
Columbus, GA 31906 US
Organ ID: 59603

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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 good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on April 25, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 22 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on April 25, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • 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 without cover.
  • 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.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on April 25, 2019.
Database Manager on October 15, 2016:

This describes a rebuild of an existing organ.
Identified by Jim Cook, who has heard or played the organ. . Additionally, Jim Cook listed this individual as a source of information: Mark W. Hayes.
The original Reuter chests and pipes were retained, with only one rank (en chamade) added; the console is from Austin Opus 2682 (St. John's Cathedral, Jacksonville FL), which had been rebuilt earlier. The rest of the additions are electronic.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 10, 2019.
Stoplist copied from the console April 23, 2019: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 26, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Organ gallery and pipe display: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken on 2015-09-10

Zimmer nameplate: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken on 2015-09-10

Plaque on the top of the console, identifying the source: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken on 2015-09-10

Church exterior: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken on 2015-09-10

Chancel: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken approx. Fall 2015

Console detail: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken approx. September 2015

Sanctuary interior to rear: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-04-23

Gallery, console and exposed pipes: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-04-23

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-04-23

sanctuary interior from floor: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-04-23

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-04-23

Left Stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-04-23

Right Stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-04-23

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-04-23

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