The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Second Baptist Church
9030 Clayton Rd.
St. Louis, Missouri 63117

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 24057.

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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 February 8, 2009.


Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 41 stops. 33 registers. 37 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons.

Notes

  • Completely new electro-pneumatic action; re-uses some pipework from the Kilgen. Moved to a new building at McKnight and Clayton Roads in 1957 by Midwest Organ Services (Walter Brummer), a Möller service representative. Some additional alterations at that time. (Elizabeth Schmitt. September 22, 2006)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Moved to landmark building in contemporary Scandinavian-style at 9030 Clayton Road in 1957; the building features nine 40-foot tall windows by Emil Frei and Siegfried Reinhardt depicting the Beatitudes. The organ is installed in the gallery. (Database Manager. February 8, 2009)

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-05-14
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-05-14
Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-05-14
Sanctuary interior to front. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-05-14
Sanctuary interior, gallery, console and exposed pipes. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-05-14

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Stoplist

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  • . Source: Stoplist from the console and from the factory specifications via the OHS Archives
           St. Louis, Missouri
           Second Baptist CHurch
    
           Möller   Op. 6943   1941   3/37
           ________________________________________________
    
             Existing pipework unless otherwise indicated
    
           GREAT                        CHOIR
    
       16' Diapason        73        8' Diapason         73
        8' Principal       73        8' Concert Flute    73 +
        8' Claribel Flute  73        8' Dulciana         73
        8' Gemshorn        73        8' Unda Maris       61
        4' Octave          73        4' Flute d'Ammour   73
        4' Flute Harmonic  73        4' Dolce            12
    2 2/3' Quinte          61    2 2/3' Dolce             7
        2' Super Octave    61        2' Spitz Flute      61
      III  Mixture        183        2' Dolce             5
        8' Tromba          CH        8' Clarinet         73
        4' Clarion         CH        8' Cor Anglais      73 b
           Sub                          Tremolo
           Unison Off                   Sub
           Super                        Unison Off
           Chimes                       Super
                                     8' Tromba           73
           SWELL                     4' Clarion          12
    
       16' Lieblich Bass   73           PEDAL
        8' Gedeckt         73
        8' Viol da Gamba   73       32' Resultant        --
        8' Viol Celeste    73       16' Diapason         32
        4' Principal       73       16' Diapason         GT
        4' Fugara          73       16' Bourdon          32
        4' Flute Traverse  73       16' Lieblich Bass    SW
        2' Flautino        61   10 2/3' Quint             7
      III  Plein Jeu      183        8' Octave           12
        8' Trumpet         73 +      8' Flute             5
        8' Oboe            73        8' Violoncello      32
        4' Schalmei        61 a      8' Gedeckt          SW
           Tremolo                   4' Flute            12
           Sub                      16' Posaune          32 c
           Unison Off                8' Posaune          12 c
           Super
    
        +  additions
        a  formerly 8' Vox Humana
        b  formerly Orchestral Oboe
        c  formerly Trombone and Tromba
    
              [Received from Jeff Scofield June 7, 2019]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist from the console and from the factory specifications via the OHS Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.