Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 470, 1961)

Location:

Wheaton Bible Church
Main & Franklin
Wheaton, IL 60187 US
Organ ID: 48109

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Status and Condition:

  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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)
  • 28 ranks. 1,867 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 24 stops. 38 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 24
  • Registers: 38
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 15, 2018:

Buzard did work on the organ, including a new console, thru 1999; the sanctuary sat 1,200 people.

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

Database Manager on February 27, 2018:

Updated by Philip Fillion, who has heard or played the organ.
Organ moved with Wheaton Bible Church to the chapel of their new building.

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

Database Manager on June 06, 2011:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Congregation moved to new location in West Chicago in 2008, where a 3/38 Letourneau was installed.

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 Diapason</i> August 1959
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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