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First Baptist Church
15 W. Washington St.
Newnan, Georgia 30263

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 21426.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 23, 2018.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 35 stops. 47 registers. 42 ranks. 2301 pipes. 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. Non-traditional style console. The console is movable.

Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard.

Notes

  • Identified from the Reuter Opus List, provided by Chris Leaver, Reuter Organ Co., November, 2005. (Database Manager. November 24, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. July 20, 2012)
  • Updated by Larry Verlander, who has heard or played the organ.
    Updated by A. E. Schlueter Pipe Organ Company. (Steven E. Lawson. February 23, 2018)

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Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-24
Sanctuary interior to rear. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-24
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-24

Pipe organs in Georgia sponsored by Parkey Organbuilders.

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from The Diapason February 1968
           Newnan, Georgia
           First Baptist Church
    
           Reuter   Op. 1594   1966   3/42
           ____________________________________________
    
           GREAT                       CHOIR
       16' Gemshorn      61         8' Gedeckt       61
        8' Principal     61         8' Dolce         61
        8' Bourdon       61         8' Dolce Celeste 49
        4' Octave        61         4' Nachthorn     61
        4' Koppelflöte   61         2' Principal     61
        2' Fifteenth     61     1 1/3' Larigot       61
       IV  Fourniture   244         8' Krummhorn     61
        8' Trumpet       61            Tremolo
           Sub                         Sub
           Unison Off                  Unison Off
           Super                       Super
    
           SWELL                       PEDAL
       16' Rohrflöte     61        16' Principal     32
        8' Rohrflöte     12        16' Bourdon       32
        8' Viola         61        16' Gemshorn      GT
        8' Viola Celeste 54        16' Rohrflöte     SW
        4' Principal     61    10 2/3' Quint         --
        4' Hohlflöte     61         8' Octave        32
    2 2/3' Nasard        61         8' Bourdon       12
        2' Blockflöte    61         8' Gemshorn      GT
    1 3/5' Tierce        61         8' Rohrflöte     SW
      III  Mixture      183     5 1/3' Quint         --
       16' Fagotto       61         4' Choralbass    32
        8' Trompette     61         4' Waldflöte     32
        4' Clarion       61       III  Mixture       96
           Tremolo                 16' Bombarde      32
           Sub                     16' Fagotto       SW
           Unison Off               8' Bombarde      12
           Super                    8' Fagotto       SW
                                    4' Bombarde      12
           ANTIPHONAL               4' Schalmei      32
          (prepared for)
    
       [Received online from Jeff Scofield July 18, 2012]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from The Diapason February 1968 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.