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First Baptist Church
355 Pulaski St.
Athens, Georgia 30601

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 29548.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 10, 2010.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 46 stops. 63 registers. 62 ranks. 3496 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. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture 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 by Jeff Scofield through information in Möller factory documents. (Database Manager. October 8, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. January 10, 2010)

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1998-06-30
Antiphonal Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1998-06-30
Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1998-06-30
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1998-06-30

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from factory specs and visit June 30, 1998
            Athens, Georgia
            First Baptist Church
    
            Möller   Op. 11166   1976   4/61   
    
            GREAT (3" wind)                      SWELL (3½")
        16' Pommer 61                        16' Rohrbass 61
         8' Principal 61                      8' Rohrflöte 12
         8' Holzgedeckt 61                    8' Viole de Gambe 61
         4' Octave 61                         8' Viole Celeste 61
         4' Flachflöte 61                     4' Principal 61
         2' Super Octave 61                   4' Nachthorn 61
         2' Waldflöte 61                  2 2/3' Nasard 61
    III-IV  Mixtur 220                        2' Blockflöte 61
       III  Scharf 183                    1 3/5' Terz 61
         8' Trompete 61                  III-IV  Scharf 208
            Tremulant                        16' Basson 61
            Chimes AN                         8' Trompette 61
         8' Festival Trumpet 61 (4")          8' Hautbois 12
                                              4' Clarion 61
            CHOIR (3½")                          Tremulant
         8' Geigen Principal 61                  Unison Off
         8' Metalgedeckt 61                      Super
         8' Gemshorn 61
         8' Gemshorn Celeste 49 tc               PEDAL (3")
         4' Spitzprincipal 61                16' Principal 32
         4' Spillflöte 61                    16' Subbass 32
         2' Octave 61                        16' Rohrbass SW
         1' Sifflöte 61                  10 2/3' Rohrquinte SW
       III  Zimbel 183                        8' Octave 12
         8' Dulzian 61                        8' Spitzflöte 32
            Tremulant                         8' Rohrflöte SW
            Unison Off                        4' Choralbass 32
            Super                             4' Rohrflöte SW
                                              2' Spitzflöte 24
            ANTIPHONAL (3", exp)             IV  Mixtur 128
         8' Principal 61                     32' Contra Posaune 12 L/2 
         8' Bordun 61                        16' Posaune 32 (4" for unit)
         8' Flauto Dolce Celeste II 110      16' Basson SW
         4' Principal 12                      8' Trompete 12
         4' Rohrflöte 61                      8' Basson SW
         2' Waldflöte 61                      4' Klarine 12
       III  Mixtur 183
         8' Trompette 61                         ANTIPHONAL PEDAL (3")
            Tremulant                        16' Bordun 12 AN
            Unison Off                        8' Bordun AN
            Super                                Chimes AN
            Chimes 21 (Mayland)
         8' Festival Trumpet GT
    
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield January 10, 2010.]
  • Click Here Stoplist from factory specs and visit June 30, 1998 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.