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Schantz Organ Company (Opus Job No.2337, 2020)

Originally Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 1574, 1935)

Location:

St. Joseph Catholic Church
36 Melmore Street
Tiffin, OH 44883 US
Organ ID: 65864

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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 Eric J. Gastier on June 27, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider with electro-pneumatic (EP) pallets (Blackinton-type) , Slider , Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 35 ranks. 2,108 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 29 stops. 54 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with electro-pneumatic (EP) pallets (Blackinton-type) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Slider Motors: Solenoids.
We received the most recent update for this division from Eric J. Gastier on June 27, 2020.

Swell:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with electro-pneumatic (EP) pallets (Blackinton-type) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Slider Motors: Solenoids.
We received the most recent update for this division from Eric J. Gastier on June 27, 2020.

Choir:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Slider Motors: Solenoids.
We received the most recent update for this division from Eric J. Gastier on June 27, 2020.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Eric J. Gastier on June 27, 2020.
Gallery:
  • Built by Schantz Organ Company
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 29
  • Registers: 54
  • 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 with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Combination Action Name: Peterson ICS
  • 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)
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Eric J. Gastier on June 27, 2020.
Eric J. Gastier on June 27, 2020:

The organ includes pipework from Wicks op. 1574 (1935) and pipework built by Schantz and Muller, installed in 1975. The console originally built by Schantz (1975) was rebuilt and updated for the current instrument. The new walnut cases incorporate elements from the 1935 organ facades.

We received the most recent update for this note from Eric J. Gastier on June 27, 2020.
Taken from Schantz shop specification: Open In New Tab Taken from Schantz shop specification Originally published August 6, 2019
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Eric J. Gastier on June 27, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ in rear gallery: Photograph by Jeffrey D. Dexter - Schantz Organ Company, submitted by Eric J. Gastier. Taken approx. May 2020

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