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Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 1437, 1977)

Location:

Christ Episcopal Church
35 Harris Rd.
Avon, CT 06001 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 61773

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Thurlow B. Weed on October 23, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 14 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 12 stops. 18 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by Schantz Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 12
  • Registers: 18
  • 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: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • 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)
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on September 18, 2020.
Thurlow B. Weed on October 23, 2020:

This organ was relocated on October 21, 2020 to St. Patrick-St. Anthony Church, Hartford, Connecticut by the Organ Clearing House where it was reinstalled in the chancel.

We received the most recent update for this note from Thurlow B. Weed on October 23, 2020.

Jeff Scofield on September 17, 2020:

The contract was signed April 6, 1976, and the organ shipped January 1977; the organ was offered for sale via the Organ Clearing House.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on September 17, 2020.

Database Manager on March 18, 2018:

Due to declining membership and changing demographics, the parish held its last service on December 30, 2012, after which time the building reverted back to the diocese; it was sold October 2014 to the Farmington Valley American Muslim Center and the organ offered for sale via the Organ Clearing House.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on September 17, 2020.
Stoplist from console photos via the Organ Clearing House: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on September 18, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Courtesy of the Organ Clearing House, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-07-15

Console and pipes: Photograph by Courtesy of the Organ Clearing House, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-07-15

Organ case: Photograph by Courtesy of the Organ Clearing House, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-07-15

Exposed pipes: Photograph by Courtesy of the Organ Clearing House, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-07-15

Great stopkeys: Photograph by Courtesy of the Organ Clearing House, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-07-15

Swell stopkeys: Photograph by Courtesy of the Organ Clearing House, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-07-15

Pedal stopkeys: Photograph by Courtesy of the Organ Clearing House, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-07-15

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