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Stephen J. Russell (& Co.) (Opus 38, 1999)

Originally M. P. Möller (Opus 11370, 1977)

Location:

University United Methodist Church
150 E. Franklin St.
Chapel Hill, NC 27514 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 59831

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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 Samuel Freedman on November 01, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 58 ranks. 3,301 pipes. 7 divisions. 3 manuals. 38 stops. 77 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Slider Motors: Pneumatic (EP or TP) slider motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Samuel Freedman on October 23, 2020.

Chancel Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Slider Motors: Pneumatic (EP or TP) slider motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Samuel Freedman on October 23, 2020.

Chancel Swell:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Slider Motors: Pneumatic (EP or TP) slider motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Samuel Freedman on October 23, 2020.

Chancel Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Slider Motors: Pneumatic (EP or TP) slider motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Samuel Freedman on October 23, 2020.

Gallery Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
  • Slider Motors: Pneumatic (EP or TP) slider motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Samuel Freedman on October 23, 2020.

Gallery Positiv:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
  • Slider Motors: Pneumatic (EP or TP) slider motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Samuel Freedman on October 23, 2020.

Gallery Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
  • Slider Motors: Pneumatic (EP or TP) slider motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Samuel Freedman on October 23, 2020.

Gallery Fanfare:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
  • Slider Motors: Pneumatic (EP or TP) slider motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Samuel Freedman on October 23, 2020.
Main:
  • Built by Stephen J. Russell (& Co.)
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 7
  • Stops: 38
  • Registers: 77
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Samuel Freedman on November 01, 2020.

Auxiliary keyboard:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Console Style: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Pedalboard Type: No pedalboard.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Samuel Freedman on October 23, 2020.
Samuel Freedman on October 20, 2020:

There was a 4' Rhor Schalmey added to the Gallery Positv. (Mostly used in the Gallery Pedal.)

We received the most recent update for this note from Samuel Freedman on October 20, 2020.

Database Manager on January 29, 2017:

This was a new console for 1977 3/44 Moller Op. 11370, with digital additions.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist provided by Organ Student at UUMC: Open In New Tab Stoplist of Russell & Co. revision
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Samuel Freedman on October 22, 2020.
Organ Stoplist: Open In New Tab Printable version of stoplist.
Document created on 2020-10-24
We received the most recent update for this document from Samuel Freedman on October 25, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Samuel Freedman. Taken on 2020-07-20

Console: Photograph by Samuel Freedman. Taken on 2020-10-01

Console and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Don Sizemore. Taken on 2017-01-17

Console, Nave, and Gallery Organ Cases: Photograph by Don Sizemore. Taken on 2017-01-17

Chancel and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Don Sizemore. Taken on 2017-01-17

Gallery organ: Photograph by Samuel Freedman. Taken on 2020-10-16

Gallery great chamber: Photograph by Samuel Freedman. Taken on 2020-07-20

Chancel great grillwork: Photograph by Samuel Freedman. Taken on 2020-05-12

Chancel and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Samuel Freedman. Taken on 2020-11-02

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