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Barger and Nix (2017)

Location:

Second Presbyterian Church
700 Pine St.
Chattanooga, TN 37402 US
Organ ID: 64879

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian 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 February 18, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 22 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 20 stops. 28 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on February 18, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 20
  • Registers: 28
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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 vertical rows on angled 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 Crescendo Pedal
  • 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
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on February 18, 2020.
None on April 09, 2020:

The organ was rebuilt by Barger & Nix in 2000; the 2017 console is located in the rear of the room, immediately behind the last pew; the organ is located in the front in side chambers, with shutters opening on selection to the choir loft and/or the nave; the organ is very successful in the live room.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 18, 2020.
Stoplist copied from the console February 17, 2020: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary interior before the 2017 console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-07-23

Sanctuary interior angle: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2009-07-23

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-02-17

Console and sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-02-17

Console center: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-02-17

Left Stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-02-17

Right Stopjamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-02-17

Coupler rail: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-02-17

Builder name plates: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-02-17

Church exterior: Photograph by Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-05-02

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