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Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 1715-A, 1982)

Originally Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 814, 1968)

Location:

Second Presbyterian Church
2829 Kingston Pike
Knoxville, TN 37919 US
Organ ID: 26177

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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 unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on July 26, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 50 ranks. 2,887 pipes. 6 divisions. 3 manuals. 38 stops. 51 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 May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 38
  • Registers: 51
  • 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 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
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on July 26, 2021.
Database Manager on May 08, 2014:

Updated through online information from William Dunklin. -- Spring 2014, B. Rule and Company of New Market Tennessee added an 8' Trumpet to the Great. Pipe maker Fred Oyster built the rank. Bradley Rule voiced it. A new 61 note electro-pneumatic unit chest was installed between the existing exposed Great and Positive chests and the Swell and Choir shades. A Trumpet stop knob and digital switching had been prepared at the console during a previous renovation.

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

Database Manager on April 13, 2013:

Updated through online information from Scott Crowell. -- Renovations and new console by Larmmacher in 2004.

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

Database Manager on March 28, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Addition of 7-rank Antiphonal, with en-Chamade, on the rear wall in the gallery; console converted to solid-state in the 1990's by unknown builder.

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

Database Manager on May 30, 2007:

Identified through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Addition of a 5-register, 5-stop, 7-rank Antiphonal division.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Taken from console photos taken July 25, 2021: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on July 27, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Pipe display: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2008-03-17

Church interior from balcony: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-25

Church interior and windows: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-25

Antiphonal and en-Chamade: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-25

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-25

Pistons and couplers: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-25

Left stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-25

Right stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-25

Chancel, console and organ chamber: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-25

Church interior to rear and Antiphonal: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-25

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-07-25

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