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Government Street Presbyterian Church
300 Government St
Mobile, Alabama 36602

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 30893.

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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 February 2, 2019.


Technical Details

Slider chests with EP pull-downs (externally mounted).

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 72 registers. 61 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital 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.

Notes

  • Identified through on-line information from Stephen Hall. -- The fourth manual is labeled "GRAND CHOIR"; it is an extension of Pedal stops with some borrows from other manuals. Organ is in regular use for services (2007). (Database Manager. November 13, 2007)
  • Updated by Tommy Watts, who has heard or played the organ.

    I am the Director of Music & Organist providing this current information. (Stephen Hall. February 2, 2019)

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Stoplist

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  • Original document from John Williams.. Source: Stoplist taken from church website
    Mobile, AL
    Government Street Presbyterian Church
    
    Organ by Rieger-Kloss
    
    GREAT ORGAN
    Manual II, enclosed except façade voices
    16’ Violonprestant (façade)
    8’ Principal
    8’ Bourdon
    8’ Flute harmônique
    8’+8’ Erzähler Celestes
    4’ Octave
    4’ Doppelflöte
    2 2/3’ Quinte
    2’ Superoctave
    2’ Waldflöte
    V Grand Chorus Mixture
    8’ Trumpet
    Tremulant
    Chimes
    
    POSITIV ORGAN
    Manual I; unenclosed
    8’ Principal
    8’ Gedackt
    4’ Octave
    4’ Koppelflute
    2’ Octave
    1 1/3’ Quinte
    1’ Octavin
    8’ Basson
    8’ Cromorne
    IV Cymbal Mixture
    Tremulant
    Zimbelstern
    16’ Trompette-en-Chamade (GC)
    8’ Trompette-en-Chamade (GC)
    
    SWELL ORGAN
    Manual III; expressive
    16’ Bourdon
    8’ Viola Pomposa
    8’ Viola Celeste
    8’ Chimney Flute
    4’ Prestant
    4’ Spire Flute
    2 2/3’ Nazard
    2’ Flute
    1 1/3’ Tierce
    8’ Vox Humana
    V Mixture Minor
    II-III Sesquialtera
    16’ Basson
    8’ Trompette
    8’ Hautbois
    4’ Clairon (II-III)
    Tremulant
    
    GRAND CHOIR ORGAN
    Manual IV; ext. of Pedal
    32’ Bourdon
    16’ Violonprestant
    16’ Bourdon
    8’ Principal
    8’ Bourdon
    8’ Violoncello
    4’ Octave
    4’ Flute
    2’ Superoctave
    IV-VIII Grand Fourniture
    16’ Basson
    16’ Posaune
    8’ Trompete
    4’ Klarine (ext)
    16’ Trompette-en-Chamade
    8’ Trompette-en-Chamade
    Chimes
    
    PEDAL ORGAN
    Unenclosed
    32’ Double Open Wood
    32’ Untersatz
    16’ Open Wood
    16’ Violonprestant
    16’ Subbass
    16’ Bourdonbass
    8’ Octavebass
    8’ Gedacktflote
    8’ Chimney Flute
    8’ Violoncelle
    4’ Choral Bass
    IV Mixture
    32’ Contra Posaune
    16’ Posaune
    16’ Basson
    8’ Trompete
    4’ Klarine
    4’ Basson
    8’ Trompette-en-Chamade
    4’ Clarion-en-Chamade
    Chimes
  • Click Here Original document from John Williams.. Source: Stoplist taken from church website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.