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First Methodist Church
33 Greenville St.
Newnan, Georgia 30263

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 32240.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 13, 2013.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 50 divisions. 38 stops. 25 registers. 27 ranks. 1834 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. December 12, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Rebuilt with tonal changes in 1978 by Moller; now 3/31. (Database Manager. April 13, 2013)

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Photographs

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Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-24
Sanctuary interior to rear. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-24
sanctuary interior from floor. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-24
chancel. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-24
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2019-04-24

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Newnan, Georgia
           First Methodist Church
    
           Möller   Op. 5911   1930   3/27
           ______________________________________________________
    
           GREAT (encl w/CH)             CHOIR
        8' Open Diapason      61      8' English Open Diapason 73
        8' Gross Flute        73      8' Concert Flute         73
        8' Gemshorn           73      8' Viola da Gamba        GT
        8' Dulciana           73      8' Dulciana              GT
        8' Viola da Gamba     73      8' Unda Maris            61
        4' Octave             CH      4' Flute                 --
        4' Flute (from 8')    --      8' Clarinet              73
        8' Tuba (harmonic)    73         Tremulant
           Tremulant                     Sub
           Sub                           Unison Off
           Unison Off                    Super
           Super                         Harp Celeste          49
           Harp Celeste       CH
                                         ECHO (floating)
           SWELL                      8' Open Diapason         61
       16' Bourdon            61      8' Melodia               61
        8' Open Diapason      73      8' Flute Celeste         61
        8' Gedeckt            12      8' Dolce                 61
        8' Viole d'Orchestre  73      4' Rohr Flute            61
        8' Salicional         73      8' Vox Humana            61
        8' Voix Celeste       61         Tremulant
        4' Flute              12         Deagan Chimes         21
    2 2/3' Flute 12th          7
        2' Flautina            5         PEDAL
      III  Mixture 12-15-17  183     16' Double Open Diapason  12 GT a
        8' Cornopean          73     16' Bourdon               32
        8' Oboe               73     16' Lieblich Gedeckt      SW
           Tremulant                  8' Major Flute           12
           Sub                        8' Violoncello           GT
           Unison Off
           Super
    
        a  small like Violin Diapason to save room
    
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield April 11, 2013]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.