The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church
1117 South Blvd.
Charlotte, North Carolina 28203

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 23172.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 27, 2010.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 36 stops. 36 registers. 49 ranks. 2444 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Replaced E. M. Skinner Opus 566 (1925) in new building. (Database Manager. March 23, 2006)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. December 27, 2010)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • Apple, John. Pipe Organs of Charlotte. (Charlotte: John Apple, July 1985), [0]
  • Kinzey, Allen, and Sand Lawn. E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List. (Richmond, Virginia: Organ Historical Society, 1997), [0]

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Photographs

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Chancel and Facade. Photograph by Jeff Scofield
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications

  •     Charlotte, North Carolina
        Pritchard Memorial Baptist Church
    
        Casavant   Op. 3005   1968   3/49
    
        Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
        St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
        ___________________________________________________
    
        GREAT                         CHOIR
    16' Quintade        61         8' Gedackt            61
     8' Prinzipal       61         8' Spitzflöte         61
     8' Bordun          61         8' Spitzflöte céleste 54 GG
     4' Oktav           61         4' Gemshorn           61
     4' Rohrgedackt     61     2 2/3' Nasat              61
     2' Oktav           61         2' Waldflöte          61
    VI  Mixtur         366     1 3/5' Terz               61
        Chimes          pf     1 1/3' Quintflöte         61
        Blank                    III  Zimbel            183
        Blank                      8' Krummhorn          61
        Blank                         Tremulant
    
        SWELL                         PEDAL
     8' Rohrflöte       61        16' Prinzipal          32
     8' Salizional      61        16' Subbass            32
     8' Vox coelestis   54 GG      8' Oktav              32
     4' Spitzprinzipal  61         8' Gedackt            32
     4' Nachthorn       61         4' Choralbass         32
     2' Flachflöte      61         4' Rohrpfeife         32
    IV  Scharf         244        IV  Mixtur            128
    16' Fagott    L/2   61        16' Posaune            32
     8' Trompete        61         4' Schalmei           32
     4' Oboe            61            Blank
        Tremulant                     Blank
        Blank
    
     [Received online from Jeff Scofield December 27, 2010]
  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.