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Allen Organ Co. (2019)

Originally Fratelli Ruffatti (1980)

Location:

First Cumberland Presbyterian Church
1505 N. Moore Rd.
Chattanooga, TN 37411 US
Organ ID: 64450

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian 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 September 17, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 48 ranks. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 34 stops. 124 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 September 17, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 34
  • Registers: 124
  • 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 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)
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on September 17, 2019.
Database Manager on September 16, 2019:

This was the addition of a 90-equivalent rank digital instrument to the existing 1980 48-rank Ruffatti.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on September 17, 2019.
Stoplist courtesy of Allen Organ Studios of Atlanta: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on September 17, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Left Stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-09-15

Right Stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-09-15

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-09-15

Console and exposed pipes: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-09-15

Sanctuary interior from floor: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-08-07

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-08-07

Console and sanctuary interior to rear: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-03-11

Sanctuary interior from balcony: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-09-22

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