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Parker Memorial Baptist Church
1205 Quintard Ave.
Anniston, Alabama 36201

OHS Database ID 22623.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 5, 2010.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 43 stops. 32 registers. 37 ranks. 2316 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

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

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. 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.

Notes

  • Identified through on-line information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. January 6, 2006)
  • Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. May 24, 2007)
  • Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was dedicated by Edwin Arthur Kraft. (Database Manager. January 5, 2010)

Online Documents

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  • Dedication Program. List of pieces played for the organ dedication. Author: Parker Memorial Baptist Church Source: Photocopy of an original 8-1/2 x 11 typed program. Document Date. Unknown. Document received from James R. Stettner 2020-03-22.

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Photographs

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Architect's conception of church campus. Photograph by James R. Stettner 1988-01-03
Console. Photograph by James R. Stettner 1988-01-03
Sanctuary, Chancel, and Chamber Grillework. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2010-07-09
Nave and Balcony. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2010-07-09
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2010-07-09

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
    Anniston, Alabama
    Parker Memorial Baptist Church
    
    Möller   Op. 8529   1953   3/36
    
    5" wind throughout unless otherwise indicated
    
           GREAT (encl w/CH)           CHOIR
        8' Diapason 61              8' Nasongedeckt 73
        8' Hohlflöte 61             8' Erzähler 73
        8' Gemshorn 61              8' Erzähler Celeste 61 tc
        4' Principal 61             4' Nachthorn 73
    2 2/3' Twelfth 61           2 2/3' Nazard 61
        2' Fifteenth 61             2' Blockflöte 61
       IV  Fourniture 244       1 3/5' Tierce 61
           Tremolo                  8' Clarinet 73
           Sub                         Tremolo
           Unison Off                  Sub
           Super                       Unison Off
           Chimes CH                   Super
                                       Chimes 21 (Deagan A)
           SWELL
       16' Rohrbourdon 73              PEDAL
        8' Geigen Diapason 73      16' Contrebasse 32
        8' Rohrflöte 12            16' Bourdon 32
        8' Viole de Gambe 73       16' Rohrbourdon SW
        8' Viole Celeste 61 tc      8' Principal 32
        4' Octave Geigen 73         8' Bourdon 12
        4' Flute Harmonic 73        8' Rohrflöte SW
    2 2/3' Twelfth 61               4' Choralbass 32
        2' Flautino 61              4' Rohrflöte SW
      III  Plein Jeu 183           16' Bombarde 32 (6" wind)
        8' Trompette 73             8' Trumpet 12 
        8' Oboe 73                  4' Clarion 12
        8' Vox Humana 73               Chimes CH
        4' Clarion 12
           Tremolo
           Sub
           Unison Off
           Super
    
     [Received on line from Jeff Scofield March 15, 2009.]
    
     [Received on line from Jeff Scofield March 15, 2009.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.
  • Stoplist copied from the console January, 1988
    Anniston, Alabama
    Parker Memorial Baptist Church
    
    M.P. Möller, Opus 8529, 1953 - Original Specifications
    
    GREAT (Enclosed w/CH)
       8'     Diapason                  61
       8'     Hohlflöte                 61
       8'     Gemshorn                  61
       4'     Principal                 61
       2-2/3' Twelfth                   61
       2'     Fifteenth                 61
       IV     Fourniture               244
              Tremolo
              Chimes              (Ch)  --
       Great to Great 16'
       Great Unison Off
       Great to Great 4'
    
    SWELL (Expressive)
       16'    Rohrbourdon               12   Extension of the 8' Rohrflöte
       8'     Geigen Diapason           73
       8'     Rohrflöte                 73
       8'     Viole de Gambe            73
       8'     Viole Celeste       (tc)  61
       4'     Octave Geigen             73
       4'     Flute Harmonic            73
       2-2/3' Twelfth                   61
       2'     Flautino                  61
       III    Plein Jeu                183
       8'     Trompette                 73
       8'     Oboe                      73
       8'     Vox Humana                73
       4'     Clarion                   12   Extension of the 8' Trompette
              Tremolo
       Swell to Swell 16'
       Swell Unison Off
       Swell to Swell 4'
    
    CHOIR (Expressive)
       8'     Nasongedeckt              73
       8'     Erzähler                  73
       8'     Erzähler Celeste    (tc)  61
       4'     Nachthorn                 73
       2-2/3' Nazard                    61
       2'     Blockflöte                61
       1-3/5' Tierce                    61
       8'     Clarinet                  73
              Tremolo
              Chimes   (A 22 - f 42)   (21)   Deagan; class 'A'
       Choir to Choir 16'
       Choir Unison Off
       Choir to Choir 4'
    
    PEDAL
       16'    Contrebasse               32
       16'    Bourdon                   32
       16'    Rohrbourdon         (Sw)  --
       8'     Principal                 32
       8'     Bourdon                   12   Extension of the 16' Bourdon
       8'     Rohrflöte           (Sw)  --
       4'     Choral Bass               32
       4'     Rohrflöte           (Sw)  --
       16'    Bombarde                  32
       8'     Trumpet                   12   Extension of the 16' Bombarde
       4'     Clarion                   12   Extension of the 16' Bombarde
              Chimes              (Ch)  --
    
    COUPLERS
       Swell to Pedal                  8,4
       Great to Pedal                  8,4
       Choir to Pedal                  8,4
    
       Swell to Great               16,8,4
       Choir to Great               16,8,4
    
       Swell to Choir               16,8,4
    
    FINGER PISTONS
       General                       1 - 8
       Swell                         1 - 6
         Sw. to Ped.                 (rev)
       Great                         1 - 6
         Gt. to Ped.                 (rev) 
       Choir                         1 - 6
         Ch. to Ped.                 (rev)
       Pedal                         1 - 6
       Sfz                           (rev)
       Gen Can
    
    TOE STUDS
       General                       1 - 4
       Sw. to Ped.                   (rev)
       Gt. to Ped.                   (rev)
       Ch. to Ped.                   (rev)
       Sforzando                     (rev)
    
    PEDAL MOVEMENTS
       Swell Expression             (bal.)
       Choir Expression             (bal.)
       Crescendo                    (bal.)
    
    ACTION: Electro-Pneumatic Pitman & Unit
    VOICES: 32
    STOPS: 43; inc. chimes
    RANKS: 37
    PIPES: 2,316
    
    [Received on line from James R. Stettner January 05, 2010.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the console January, 1988 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.