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First Baptist Church
847 Cleveland Street
Greenville, South Carolina 29601

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 25749.

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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 January 29, 2011.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 57 stops. 74 registers. 87 ranks. 4878 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. 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. 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 online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. March 27, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Retained 31 ranks from the 1973 Schantz Op. 1206 that was in the old downtown building; Antiphonal and Antiphonal Pedal prepared-for; Trompette Royale added in 1993. (Database Manager. January 29, 2011)

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    Stained Glass Window. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2004-10-20
    Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2004-10-20
    Chancel and Pipe Display. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2004-10-20
    Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Display. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2004-10-20
    Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2004-10-20

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    Stoplist

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    • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
              Greenville, South Carolina
              First Baptist Church
      
              Casavant   Op. 3583   1984   4/87
      
              Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
              St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
              _______________________________________________________
        
              GRAND ORGUE                     RÉCIT
          16' Violon             61       16' Bourdon doux         12 (cdnuit)
           8' Montre             61        8' Flûte à pavillon     61
           8' Flûte harmonique   61        8' Cor de nuit          61
           8' Bourdon            61        8' Viole de gambe       61
           4' Prestant           61        8' Voix céleste      GG 54
           4' Flûte              61        4' Principal            61
           2' Doublette          61        4' Flûte octaviante     61
           V  Cornet         MC 185        2' Octavin              61
       II-IV  Grande fourniture 208       II  Sesquialtera        122
       IV-VI  Fourniture        330       VI  Plein jeu           366
          16' Contre trompette   61 a     16' Basson-hautbois L/2  12
           8' Trompette          61        8' Trompette harmonique 61
           4' Clairon            61        8' Hautbois             61
              Tremblant                    8' Voix humaine         61
              Unison Off                   4' Clairon harmonique   61
              Chimes                          Tremblant
                                              Unison Off
              ANTIPHONAL (prepared)           Super
           8' Montre
           8' Bourdon                         POSITIF EXPRESSIF
           4' Octave                      16' Quintaton            61 c
           4' Flûte à cheminée             8' Principal            61 c
           2' Doublette                    8' Voce umana        tc 49
          IV  Fourniture                   8' Flûte à cheminée     61 c
           8' Trompette-en-chamade         4' Octave               61 c
                                           4' Flûte                61 c
              ANTIPHONAL PEDAL (pf)    2 2/3' Nazard               61
          16' Bourdon           ext        2' Doublette            61 c
                                       1 3/5' Tierce               61
              PEDAL                    1 1/3' Larigot              61
          32' Basse acoustique   --       IV  Fourniture          244 c
          16' Principal          32 b    III  Cymbale             183 c
          16' Soubasse           32 b      8' Trompette            61 c
          16' Violon             GO        8' Cromorne             61 c
          16' Quintaton          PO           Tremblant
          16' Bourdon doux       RE           Unison Off
      10 2/3' Quinte             RE        8' Trompette royale     61 (1993)
           8' Octavebasse        12 b
           8' Flûte              12           CHOEUR (existing pipes and chest)
           8' Cor de nuit        RE        8' Bourdon              61            
           4' Octave             32 b      8' Gemshorn             61
           4' Flûte              12        8' Gemshorn Celeste  tc 49
          II  Mixture            64 b      4' Principal            61
          IV  Fourniture        128        4' Flûte à fuseau       61
          32' Contre bombarde    12 L/2    2' Principal italien    61
          16' Bombarde           32        1' Sifflet (rescaled)   61
          16' Contre trompette   GO       IV  Cymbale             244
          16' Basson-hautbois    RE        8' Ranquette            61 d
           8' Trompette          12           Tremblant
           8' Trompette          GO           Unison Off
           4' Clairon            GO           Super
      
      a - existing Pedal Posaune   b - existing pipes and chests
      c - existing Great pipes and chest  d - existing Krummhorn
      
         [Received online from Jeff Scofield  January 30, 2011]
    • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.