Pipe Organ Database

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Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 1493, 1978)

Location:

Hope Lutheran Church
260 Vincent St.
Fond du Lac, WI 54935 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 46793

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran 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)
  • 35 ranks. 1,968 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 35 stops. 28 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 35
  • Registers: 28
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • 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
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 06, 2014:

Updated through online information from Rodney J. Weed. -- When I visited this church July 11, 2013 I found this organ to be in excellent condition and used on a regular basis. The Church has a good organist who carefully looks over the care of the organ.

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

Database Manager on July 11, 2011:

Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on May 24, 2010:

Identified through on-line information from Jeff Scofield.

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 <i>The American Organist</i> July 1978
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Rodney J. Weed. Taken on 2013-07-11

Nave, Balcony, and Pipe Display: Photograph by Rodney J. Weed. Taken on 2013-07-11

Sanctuary Interior and Chancel: Photograph by Rodney J. Weed. Taken on 2013-07-11

Manual and Coupler Rocking Tablets: Photograph by Rodney J. Weed. Taken on 2013-07-11

Left Drawknobs: Photograph by Rodney J. Weed. Taken on 2013-07-11

Right Drawknobs: Photograph by Rodney J. Weed. Taken on 2013-07-11

Church Exterior: Photograph by Rodney J. Weed. Taken on 2013-07-11

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