OHS Database ID 30856.
The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 6, 2008.
Electro-pneumatic (EP) unit chests.
Two manuals. 1 divisions. 16 stops. 5 registers. 5 ranks. 336 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, left.
Stop keys above top manual. 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 toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.
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|Console. Photograph by James R. Stettner 1996-10-10|
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Billings, Montana First Baptist Church KILGEN ORGAN CO., Opus 7452, 1950 - Original Specifications GREAT (Expressive) COUPLERS 8' Diapason 61 Swell to Pedal 8,4 8' Gedeckt (Sw) –- ◊ Great to Pedal 8,4 8' Dulciana 61 ◘ 4' Flute d'Amour (Sw) –- ◊ Swell to Great 16,8,4 4' Dulcet 12 ◘ Chimes (Maas; ta-f42) (21) blank FINGER PISTONS General 1 - 5 Great to Great 16' Swell & Pedal 1 - 5 Unison Off Great & Pedal 1 - 5 Great to Great 4' General Cancellor SWELL (Expressive) TOE STUDS 8' Gedeckt 61 ◊ Gt. to Ped. Reversible (rev) 8' Salicional 61 Sforz. (rev) 4' Flute d'Amour 12 ◊ 2-2/3' Nazard 7 ◊ 2' Flautino 5 ◊ PEDAL MOVEMENTS 8' Orchestral Oboe [Syn.] –- Expression (bal.) blank Crescendo (bal.) Tremolo Swell to Swell 16' Unison Off Swell to Swell 4' ACTION: E-P unit VOICES: 5 PEDAL (Expressive) 16' Bourdon 32 ● STOPS: 16; inc. chimes 8' Bass Flute 12 ● 8' Gedeckt (Sw) –- ◊ RANKS: 5 4' Block Floete 12 ● blank –- PIPES: 336 NOTES The previous edifice also had a Kilgen pipe organ. The entire organ is located in a central chamber over the baptistery in the chancel. The console is located in a nook on the left side of the chancel with the organist facing into the chancel. The divisional nameplates are divisional cancels. Sources: Kilgen opus list; JRS; extant organ First Baptist Church 218 N. 34th St. Billings, MT. 59711 (406) 259-6546 Documented: October 10, 1996