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First Presbyterian Church
140 E. Orange Street
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17602

OHS Database ID 21981.

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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 in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 13, 2015.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 66 stops. 71 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front.

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.

Notes

  • Rebuilt with console upgrade. (Database Manager. November 24, 2005)
  • Rededication recital on September 13, 2015 by Nathan Laube. (Database Manager. November 13, 2015)

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Photographs

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Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-17
Sanctuary interior from floor. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-17
Console and facade pipes. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-17
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-17
Left Stopjamb. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-17
Right Stopjamb. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-17
Coupler rail. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-17
Antiphonal. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-10-17

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  • Specification from builder's web site
    Lancaster, Pennsylvania
    First Presbyterian Church
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.  Opus 1070-A   1947   4 manuals, 66 stops, 71 ranks
    Rebuilt and enlarged by S.D.G. Pipes Organs    2015
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                GREAT ORGAN (II)                      SWELL ORGAN (III)
            16' Quintaten            61           16' Lieblich Gedeckt     73
             8' Principal            61            8' Geigen Principal     73
             8' Spitzflöte           61            8' Rohrflöte            73
             8' Bourdon              61            8' Viole de Gambe       73
             4' Principal            61            8' Viole Celeste        73
             4' Rohrflöte            61            8' Dolce Flute          73
         2 2/3' Quint                61            8' Dolce Flute Celeste  61 tc
             2' Super Octave         61            8' Echo Viole           73
                Fourniture III-IV   245            8' Echo Viole Celeste   73
                Cymbel III          183            4' Octave Geigen        73
                Great 16'                          4' Flute Harmonique     73
                Great Unison Off                   2' Fifteenth            61
                Zimbelstern                           Plein Jeu III       183
                                                  16' Fagot                73
                CHOIR ORGAN (I)                    8' Trompette            73
            16' Dulciana             73            8' Hautbois             73
             8' Viola                73            8' Vox Humana           73
             8' Cor de Nuit          73            4' Clairon              73
             8' Erzähler             73               Tremulant
             8' Erzähler Celeste     61 tc            Swell 16'
             4' Koppelflöte          73               Swell Unison Off
             4' Unda Maris II       146               Swell 4'
         2 2/3' Nazard               61           
             2' Blockflöte           61               PEDAL ORGAN
         1 3/5' Tierce               61           32' Harmonics V     derived
         1 1/3' Larigot              61           32' Subbass               3 a
            16' English Horn         73           16' Contre Basse         32
             8' Cromorne             73           16' Bourdon              32
             8' Trompette Harmonique 61           16' Quintaten            GT
             4' Clairon Harmonique   61           16' Gedeckt              SW
             8' Tuba                 EC           16' Dulciana             CH
                Tremulant                          8' Principal            32
                Choir 16'                          8' Gedecktpommer        32
                Choir Unison Off                   8' Still Gedeckt        SW
                Choir 4'                       5 1/3' Quint                32
                                                   4' Choralbass           32
                ECHO ORGAN (IV)                    4' Nachthorn            32
             8' Viole                73            2' Blockflöte           32
             8' Viole Celeste        73               Mixture IV          128
             8' Fernflöte            73           32' Fagotto (L/F)        12 SW
             4' Principal            73           16' Posaune              32 
             8' Vox Humana           73           16' English Horn         CH
             8' Tuba (12" wind)      61            8' Trompette            12
             8' Trompette Harmonique CH            4' Clarion              12 
             4' Clairon Harmonique   CH               Chimes               EC
                Tremulant
                Chimes                             a  Polyphonic bass
                Echo 16'
                Echo Unison Off
                Echo 4'
    
                COMBINATIONS (256 levels)             COUPLERS
                Echo       6   (thumb)                Great to Pedal      8  
                Swell      6   (thumb)                Swell to Pedal      8  4
                Great      6   (thumb)                Choir to Pedal      8  4
                Choir      6   (thumb)                Echo to Pedal       8  4
                Pedal      6   (thumb & toe)          Swell to Great  16  8  4
                General   16   (thumb & toe)          Choir to Great  16  8  4
                General Cancel                        Echo to Great   16  8  4
                                                      Choir to Swell      8
                REVERSIBLES                           Echo to Swell   16  8  4
                Great to Pedal (thumb & toe)          Swell to Choir  16  8  4
                Swell to Pedal (thumb & toe)          Echo to Choir   16  8  4
                Choir to Pedal (thumb & toe)
                Echo to Pedal  (thumb & toe)          SPECIFIC PISTONS
                V Harmonics    (thumb & toe)          Alternate Crescendo
                32' Fagotto    (thumb & toe)          All Swells to Swell
                32' Subbass    (thumb & toe)          Transposer
                32' Off        (toe)                  Manual Transfer
                Tutti I        (toe)
                Tutti II       (toe)                  RIGHT DRAWER BUTTONS
                Up/Down        (toe)                  Up/Down
                Zimbelstern    (toe)                  Sequencer
                                                      Record/Play
                LEFT DRAWER BUTTONS                   Setup/ALT
                4 MIDI stops for each division        Pause/File
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2015-11-13]
    
    
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