Allen Elite™ Opus VBurton Tidwell, Designer
Allen/Tidwell Elite Custom Organ interfaced with Tidwell/Schlicker pipe organ
The Elite program places the resources and expertise of the world's premier organ builder at the disposal of the world's finest organ designers. Each Elite organ is the embodiment of well-articulated musical ideals. Every console is a numbered Opus. Each Elite owner is rewarded with a world-class instrument of uncompromised excellence and exceptional beauty.
Elite™ Opus V is a 56 Stop/Two-Manual combination pipe-and-digital instrument with 15 ranks of pipes and 20 audio channels. The console is custom finished in walnut and curly-maple, with rosewood accents. Among the console's unique features are LED indicators for Crescendo, Crescendo B, SFZ and PLNM. This Opus edition was designed for First Presbyterian Church Chapel in Gastonia, North Carolina.
- Adjustable-height, solid wood music rack
- Rosewood divisional dividers, rocker tab overlays and spacers
- LED indicators for Crescendo, Crescendo B, SFZ and PLNM
- Rosewood nameplates with white engravings
- Drawknobs: Elite-style with rosewood stems and maple faces
- S-style keyboard cheeks
- Parallel keyboards with rosewood sharps with Ivora naturals
- Black pistons; keycheek pistons have LED indicators
- Brass toe studs
- Pedalboard: rosewood sharps with maple naturals
- Adjustable, crank-bench with back rest