Pipe Organ Database

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Hartman-Beaty Organ Co. Inc. (1978)

Exhibited in the 1985 OHS convention

Location:

Trinity United Methodist Church
273 Meeting Street
Charleston, SC US
Organ ID: 2640

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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 needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on September 22, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 26 ranks. 1,328 pipes. 2 manuals. 20 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: Exposed pipes or case front visible 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: 2
  • Stops: 20
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • 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
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 17, 2013:

Updated through online information from Huey Waldon.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1985

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Case probably built by Henry Knauff c. 1850-1860 for Central Presbyterian, Charleston, SC, whose building was purchased by Trinity in 1928.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console July 16, 2014
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Specification and Brief History: Open In New Tab Article from 1985 OHS Handbook with detailed specification and brief history
Document created on 1985-06-24
We received the most recent update for this document from Paul R. Marchesano on September 22, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ case at rear of room: Photograph from an archival source: 1985 OHS Handbook, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 1985

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