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Holtkamp Organ Co. (Opus Job No. 2119, 2019)

Location:

Myers Park United Methodist Church
1501 Queens Road
Charlotte, NC 28207 US
Francis Chapel
Organ ID: 69931

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist 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 Paul R. Marchesano on January 02, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 13 ranks. 828 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 44 stops. 61 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Holtkamp Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Paul R. Marchesano on December 31, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Holtkamp Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 44
  • Registers: 61
  • 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: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • 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 Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Paul R. Marchesano on December 31, 2021.
Paul R. Marchesano on January 02, 2022:

Organ originally planned for a private home; repurposed for installation in the Francis Chapel at Myers Paark Methodist Church. Holtkamp website describes 2 manuals, 10 "stops"

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on January 02, 2022.
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We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on January 02, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Case in rear gallery: Photograph by Paul R Marchesano. Taken on 2021-12-30

Console and chapel front: Photograph by Paul R Marchesano. Taken on 2021-12-30

Left jamb: Photograph by Paul R Marchesano. Taken on 2021-12-30

Right jamb: Photograph by Paul R Marchesano. Taken on 2021-12-30

Center drawknobs: Photograph by Paul R Marchesano. Taken on 2021-12-30

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