Schantz (2012)

Originally Schantz (Opus 356, 1958)

Location:

St. Sebastian Roman Catholic Church
476 Mull Avenue
Akron, OH 44320 US
Organ ID: 50677

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic 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)
  • 44 ranks. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 38 stops.
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: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 38
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped 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 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 October 04, 2014:

Updated through online information from Jeffrey Dexter. -- Organ originally installed in Trinity Lutheran Church, Canton, Ohio. Console/additions by Kegg Organ Company in 2000. Organ relocated and completely rebuilt by Schantz Organ Company in 2012 (utilizing Kegg console). Five stops from the St. Sebastian Church 1959 Wicks Organ (Opus 3922) were retained and included in this rebuild.

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

Database Manager on November 21, 2012:

Altered and relocated existing organ. Identified by John Igoe, using information from this web site: http://www.ohio.com/news/local-news/st-sebastian-s-pipe-dream-becomes-reality-1.351278. -- Website note that some pipework was retained from a Wicks instrument at this location, as well as from a Schantz organ which was located at Trinity Lutheran, Canton, Ohio (now closed). Some pipework from St. Vincent Parish, Akron.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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