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First Baptist Church
207 W. Haralson Street
LaGrange, Georgia 30240

OHS Database ID 22870.

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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 April 25, 2019.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 31 stops. 39 registers. 35 ranks. 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 movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard.

Notes

  • Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    rebuild and enlargement of Skinner Opus 440, built in 1923, and reinstalled in the renovated sanctuary. (Database Manager. January 19, 2006)

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Photographs

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Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-22
Sanctuary interior angle. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-22
sanctuary interior from floor. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-22
Sanctuary interior to rear. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-22
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-22
console angle. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-22
Coupler rail. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-22
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-22
Console and chambers. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-22

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from builder
    First Baptist Church
    LaGrange, Georgia, USA
    
    Orgues Letourneau Limitee'	
    Opus 59	installed 1997
    rebuild of E.M. Skinner from former church's former sanctuary building
    
    GREAT
      8	Diapason	
      4	Octave		 
      4	Flute		 
      2	Fifteenth		 
     	Fourniture IV	
      8	Trumpet
    	Chimes
    
    SWELL
     16	Bourdon
      8	Diapason
      8	Gedeckt
      8	Salicional
      8	Voix Celeste
      4	Principal
      4	Flute
      2	Doublette
    	Plein Jeu IV
     16	Bassoon
       8	Trumpet
       8	Hautbois
       8	Flugel Horn
       4	Clarion
    	  Tremulant
    
    CHOIR
      8	Concert Flute	
      8	Dulciana		
      8	Unda Maris	
      4	Harmonic Flute	
      2 2/3	Nazard
      2	Harmonic Piccolo
      1 3/5	Tierce
      8	Clarinet
    	  Tremulant
    
    PEDAL
     32	Resultant
     16	Principal
     16	Bourdon
     16	Echo Bourdon (Sw)
      8	Octave
      8	Stille Gedeckt (Sw)
      4	Octave
     16	Trombone
     16	Bassoon (Sw)
      8	Trumpet
      4	Clarion (Sw)
    
     [Received from Stephen Hall 2011-10-28.]
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