Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 2272, 2006)

Location:

First United Methodist Church
125 W. Main Street
Salem, VA 24153 US
Organ ID: 35321

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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 unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 51 ranks. 2,963 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 40 stops. 62 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 40
  • Registers: 62
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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 Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 27, 2013:

Updated through online information from Connor Annable.

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

Database Manager on May 30, 2009:

Updated through information from Eric Gastier: -- The 2006 Schantz work was primarily rebuilding and additions. Möller had already made additions in 1968. The organ is now III/51 ranks. 18 ranks and much of the mechanism from the Möller remain and were rebuilt.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on March 23, 2009:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on May 31, 2008:

Listed in "Recent Installations," The American Organist Vol. 41, No. 2 [February, 2007]

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 Schantz factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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