The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Presbyterian Church
404 N. Alamo St.
San Antonio, Texas 78205

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 31087.

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Status and Condition

This organ is no longer whole; parts were dispersed, and some may have been re-used in a different installation.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 25, 2013.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 6 divisions. 35 stops. 63 registers. 35 ranks. 2480 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. November 16, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Instead of the normal terminology 'tilting tablets' for the couplers, the specification state "Couplers by oscillating tablets." (Database Manager. January 25, 2013)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Church Exterior. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1910s)

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications

  •        San Antonio, Texas
           First Presbyterian Church
    
           Moller   Op. 4774   1926   3/35
           _______________________________________________________
    
           The Solo-Echo is on 8" wind; the rest is on 6" wind
    
           GREAT (encl w/CH)                  SWELL
       16' Dbl Open Diapason   61 u       16' Bourdon           61
        8' 1st Open Diapason   73 u        8' Open Diapason     73
        8' 2nd Open Diapason   12 u        8' Geigen Principal  73
        8' Doppel Flute        73          8' Stopped Diapason  12
        8' Violon Cello        73          8' Viole d'Orchestre 73
        8' Gemshorn            61          8' Vox Celeste       61
        4' Octave              73 u        8' Clarabella        73
        4' Flute Harmoninc     61          8' Salicional        73
        4' Gemshorn            12          4' Geigen Principal  --
        2' Piccolo Harmonic    12          4' Stopped Flute     12
        8' Tuba Harmonic       61          4' Orchestral Flute  -- Clarabella
        4' Clarion             12          4' Violine           -- Salicional
           Tremolo                     2 2/3' Flute Quint        7
           Sub                             2' Flautina           5
           Unison Off                      8' Cornopean         73
           Super                           8' Oboe              73
                                              Tremolo
        u  unenclosed                         Sub
                                              Unison Off
           CHOIR                              Super
        8' English Diapason    73
        8' Concert Flute       73             SOLO-ECHO (On GT and CH)
        8' Dulciana            97          8' Open Diapason     73
        8' Unda Maris          61          8' Gross Flute       73
        8' Quintadena          73          8' Viole d'Gamba     73
        4' Concert Flute       --          8' Viole Celeste     61 Gamba
        4' Dulciana            --          8' Echo Flute        61
    3 1/5' Dulciana            --          4' Echo Flute        12
    2 2/3' Dulciana Quint      --         16' Trombone          61
        2' Dulciana            --          8' Tromba            12
      III  Dulciana Mixture    --          8' English Horn      73
        8' French Horn         73          8' Vox Humana        73
        8' Clarinet            73             Tremolo
           Tremolo                            Chimes            25
           Sub                                Harp              49
           Unison Off                         Echo ON Great OFF
           Super                              Echo ON Choir OFF
    
           PEDAL                              SOLO-ECHO PEDAL
       32' Resultant           --         16' Echo Bourdon      32
       16' Major Open Diapason 32          8' Echo Flute        12
       16' Bourdon             32         16' Trombone          SE
       16' 2nd Open Diapason   GT             Chimes            SE
       16' Lieblich Gedeckt    SW
        8' Octave              12
        8' Dolce Flute         12
        8' Cello               GT
        8' Tuba                GT
    
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield January 27, 2013]
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