The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Northminster Baptist Church
3955 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, Mississippi 39211

OHS Database ID 11391.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 17, 2004.
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Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 43 stops. 57 registers. 57 ranks. 3247 pipes. Manual compass is 32 notes. Pedal compass is 61 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. 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.


  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 16, 2004: (James Cook. December 17, 2004)
  • The organ is free-standing at the front of the room, except for the choir division, which is located to the right, behind pews for the choir. (James Cook. April 22, 2006)
  • Originally installed with 45 ranks; later additions by David Finch Organ Builder to complete the organ. (Jeff Scofield. November 10, 2013)

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Sanctuary interior to rear. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-31
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-31
Exposed pipes and en-chamade. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-31
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-31
Positiv and enclosed Choir. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-31
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-31

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  • Stoplist from the church website
         Jackson, Mississippi
         Northminster Baptist Church
         Austin   Op. 2648   1980   3/57
         GREAT                               SWELL
     16' Gemshorn             61          8' Rohrflöte        61
      8' Principal            61          8' Viola            61
      8' Bourdon              61          8' Viola Celeste    49
      8' Harmonic Flute       61 *        4' Principal        61
      8' Gemshorn             12          4' Koppelflöte      61
      4' Octave               61      2 2/3' Nasard           61
      4' Nachthorn            61          2' Blockflöte       61
      2' Super Octave         61      1 3/5' Tierce           49
     IV  Fourniture          244         IV  Plein Jeu       244
         Unison Off                      16' Basson           12
         Chimes                           8' Trompette        61
                                          8' Hautbois         61
         CHOIR                            4' Clairon          61 *
     16' Lieblich Gedeckt     12             Tremulant
      8' Metal Gedeckt        61             Sub
      8' Dolce                61             Unison Off
      8' Dolce Celeste        49             Super
      4' Spitz Principal      61
      2' Doublette            61             PEDAL
    III  Mixture             183         32' Resultant        --
      8' Cromorne             61         16' Principal        32
         Tremulant                       16' Subbass          32
         Sub                             16' Gemshorn         GT
         Unison Off                      16' Lieblich Gedeckt CH
         Super                            8' Octave           32
                                          8' Bourdon          12
         POSITIV                          8' Gemshorn         GT
      8' Holzgedeckt          61 *        8' Metal Gedeckt    CH
      4' Principal            61 *        4' Choral Bass      32
      4' Spillflöte           61 *        4' Spitzflöte       32
      2' Octave               61 *        4' Bourdon          12 *
     II  Sesquialtera        122 *        2' Spitzflöte       12 *
    III  Scharf              183 *       IV  Mixture         128
      8' Rohrschalmei         61 *       32' Contra Bombarde  12 *
         Tremulant                       16' Bombarde         32
         Sub                             16' Basson           SW
         Unison Off                       8' Trompette        12
      8' Trompette-en-Chamade 61          4' Cromorne         CH
      *  additions by David Finch Organ Builder
        [Received online from Jeff Scofield November 10, 2013]
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