Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Paul Fritts & Co., Organbuilders (Opus 47, 2020)

Location:

Agnus Dei Lutheran Church
10511 Peacock Hill Ave. NW
Gig Harbor, WA 98332 US
Sanctuary; front
Organ ID: 69043

Update This Entry

Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran 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 Jim Stettner on October 11, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 9 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 9 stops. 11 registers.
Manual I:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Paul Fritts & Co., Organbuilders
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 02, 2021.

Manual II:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Paul Fritts & Co., Organbuilders
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 02, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Paul Fritts & Co., Organbuilders
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 02, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Paul Fritts & Co., Organbuilders
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 9
  • Registers: 11
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Suspended tracker.
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on October 10, 2021.
Jim Stettner on October 10, 2021:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was dedicated today - October 10, 2021 - at 3:00 p.m. by Shari Shull. The recital was live-streamed on YouTube as well as able to be attended live.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on October 10, 2021.

Jim Stettner on September 02, 2021:

Identified from the Fritts Opus List online. This was the 2nd of three 'Series' organs built in 2020.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on September 02, 2021.
Stoplist copied from photos of the console: Open In New Tab Originally published October 10, 2021
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on October 10, 2021.
Organ Dedication: Open In New Tab Specification, photos, recital program, biographies, notes
Document created on 2021-10-10
We received the most recent update for this document from Jim Stettner on October 10, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ case: Photograph by Photo from Dedication program (by Paul Fritts), submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. September 2021

Keydesk and stop jambs: Photograph by Photo from Dedication program (by Paul Fritts), submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. September 2021

Left stopjamb: Photograph from an archival source: Photo from Dedication program (by Paul Fritts), submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. September 2021

Right stopjamb: Photograph from an archival source: Photo from Dedication program (by Paul Fritts), submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. September 2021

Pipe shade carvings over center facade: Photograph from an archival source: Photo from Dedication program (by Paul Fritts), submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. September 2021

Upper left pipe shade carvings: Photograph from an archival source: Photo from Dedication program (by Paul Fritts), submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. September 2021

Upper right pipe shade carvings: Photograph from an archival source: Photo from Dedication program (by Paul Fritts), submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. September 2021

Shari Shull during dedicatory recital: Photograph from an archival source: Still capture from the church's YouTube channel, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2021-10-10

This instrument has been viewed 145 times.