The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Church of the Nativity, Episcopal
208 Eustis Ave. SE
Huntsville, Alabama 35801

Bibb Chapel

OHS Database ID 18193.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and is used occasionally.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 21, 2020.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Two manuals. 2 divisions. 9 stops. 5 registers. 5 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through on-line information from Randy Terry. -- This instrument, a small 2/P located in the chapel, the original worship space for this congregation, was moved to Nativity in the 1990s and has had one tonal change. (Database Manager. June 7, 2005)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Originally installed St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Petersburg, Virginia; console remodeled 1957; relocated to Huntsville in 1987. (Database Manager. December 28, 2007)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Chapel exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2007-12-27
Chancel from nave. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2007-12-27
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2007-12-27
Console. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2020-03-16
Console: Pedal stops. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2020-03-16
Console: Swell stops. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2020-03-16
Console: Great stops. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2020-03-16
Console: expression & crescendo shoes and Great-to-Pedal reversible toe lever. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2020-03-16
Console: Installer's nameplate. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2020-03-16
Memorial plaque. Photograph by Tommy Malcolm Quinn 2020-03-16

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Stoplist

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