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First Presbyterian Church
6400 S. Kimbark Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60637

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 31335.

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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 10, 2012.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 43 stops. 65 registers. 47 ranks. 3223 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. 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 toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. Organ exists in unaltered condition. Opus 5175 installed in Chapel. (Database Manager. November 26, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. February 10, 2012)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2011-01-02
Sanctuary interior long. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2011-01-02
Sanctuary interior to rear. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2011-01-02
Chancel. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2011-01-02
Chancel, console and facade pipes. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2011-01-02
Console and facade pipes. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2011-01-02
Church exterior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2011-01-02
Console. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2011-01-02

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Chicago, Illinois
           First Presbyterian Church
    
           Möller   Op. 5001   1927   4/47
           ____________________________________________________
    
           GREAT (encl w/CH)  7"           SWELL     7"
       16' Open Diapason      61       16' Lieblich Gedeckt  61
        8' Open Diapason #1   73        8' Open Diapason #1  73
        8' Open Diapason #2   73        8' Open Diapason #2  73
        8' Doppel Flute       73        8' Stopped Diapason  12
        8' Gemshorn           73        8' salicional        73
        8' Clarabella         73        8' Viole d'Orchestre 73
        4' Octave             24        8' Viole Celeste     73
        4' Flute (Clarabella) 12        4' Fugara            61
    2 2/3' Twelfth            61        4' Flute d'Amour     12
        2' Fifteenth          61    2 2/3' Nazard             7
        8' Trumpet            73        2' Flautina           5
           Tremulant                   IV  Dolce Cornet     292 a
           Sub                         16' Posaune           73
           Unison Off                   8' Cornopean         73
           Super                        8' Oboe              73
           Chimes             25        8' Vox Humana        73
           Tower Chimes                 4' Clarion           61
                                           Tremulant
           CHOIR     7"                    Sub
        8' English Diapason   73           Unison Off
        8' Concert Flute      73           Super
        8' Gamba              73
        8' Dulciana           73           ECHO      5"
        8' Unda Maris         61        8' Echo Flute        61
        4' Flute (ConcertFl)  --        8' Muted Viole       61
        4' Dulcet             --        8' Spitz Flute       73
        2' Piccolo Harmonic   61        8' Flute Celeste     61
        8' Clarinet           73        4' Forest Flute      12
        8' French Horn        73        8' Vox Humana        61
           Tremulant                       Tremulant
           Sub                             Chimes            25
           Unison Off
           Super                           PEDAL
           Harp               49       32' Contra Bourdon    32
                                       32' Resultant         --
           SOLO    15"                 16' 1st Open Diapason 32
        8' Stentorphone       73       16' 2nd Open Diapason 32
        8' Gross Gamba        73       16' Bourdon           12
        8' Gamba Celeste      73       16' Lieblich Gedeckt  SW
        8' Tibia Plena        73        8' Octave Bass (1st) 12
       16' Ophicleide         61	    8' Bass Flute        12
        8' Tuba               12        8' Cello             SO
        4' Clarion            12        4' Flute             12
        8' Orchestral Oboe    73       16' Ophicleide        SO
           Tremulant                   16' Posaune           SW
           Sub                          8' Tuba              SO
           Unison Off                   4' Clarion           SO
           Super                           Silent Stop
    
                                        a  12-15-17-19
    
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield March 12, 2013]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.