Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 2315, 2012)

Originally Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 1765, 1984)

Location:

Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Co-Cathedral Basilica
1032 Virginia Street
Charleston, WV 25301 US
Organ ID: 10992

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic 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 May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 63 ranks. 3,511 pipes. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 51 stops. 69 registers.
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 May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 51
  • Registers: 69
  • 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 horizontal rows on curved 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 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
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 29, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- This was a rebuild and enlargement of 1984 3/58 Schantz Op. 1765.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from the Schantz Organ Co. website
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Nave, Balcony, and Organ Cases during Installation: (2012) Photograph by Greg Gray.

Organ Case and Console during Installation: (2012) Photograph by Greg Gray.

Console and Organ Case: (2012) Photograph by Greg Gray.

Console: Photograph by Cathedral Website, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 2012

Cathedral exterior: Photograph by SAH Archipedia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-08-21

Gallery and organ cases: Photograph by Monte Bros., submitted by Jeff Scofield.

Gallery and organ cases: Photograph by Reddit, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

Cathedral interior to front: Photograph by Monte Bros., submitted by Jeff Scofield.

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