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First Presbyterian Church
Kilgore, Texas

OHS Database ID 34781.


Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 19, 2012.


Technical Details

Three manuals.

Notes

  • Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Rebuild of 1935 3/26 M.P. Möller; installed October 1949; retained existing Austin console and some chests; first Trompette-en-chamade; extant. (Database Manager. May 23, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Neal Campbell. -- The A-S rebuild kept the original Möller console (not Austin as stated in Kinzey-Lawn). (Database Manager. January 19, 2012)

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Bibliography

  • Blanton, Joseph. The Organ in Church Design. (Albany, Texas: Venture Press, 1957), [0]

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Church Exterior. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1940s)

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Kilgore, Texas
    First Presbyterian Church
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1173   1948   3 manuals, 45 stops, 57 ranks
    __________________________________________________________________________________
    
               GREAT ORGAN                            SWELL ORGAN
            8' Principal             61            8' Diapason              73
            8' Flute Harmonique      61 *          8' Rohrgedeckt           73
            4' Octave                61            8' Viola                 73
            4' Flute Couverte        61 *          8' Viola Celeste         73
        2 2/3' Twelfth               61            8' Dulcet II            124
            2' Fifteenth             61            4' Principal             73
           IV  Fourniture           244            4' Flute Triangulaire    73
          III  Cymbal               183        2 2/3' Quinte                61
            8' French Horn           61 *          2' Octavin               61
            8' English Horn          61 *      1 3/5' Tierce                61
            8' Trombone               5 PED        V  Plein Jeu            305
            8' Trompette en Chamade  61           16' Bombarde              73
            4' Trompette en Chamade  12            8' Trompette             73
               Chimes                              8' Hautbois              73
            *  enclosed                            8' Vox Humana            73
                                                   4' Clarion               73
               CHOIR ORGAN                            Tremulant
            8' Concert Flute         73
            8' Gamba                 73               PEDAL ORGAN
            8' Gamba Celeste II     134           32' Bourdon               32
            8' Rohrflöte             73           16' Principal             32
            8' Spitzflöte            73           16' Flute Ouverte         32
            8' Spitzfl. Celeste (TC) 61           16' Bourdon               12
            4' Koppelflöte           73           16' Gamba                 12 CH
        2 2/3' Nasat                 61           16' Rohrgedeckt           12 SW
            2' Blockflöte            61            8' Octave                32
        1 3/5' Terz                  61            8' Flute Ouverte         12
            8' Cromorne              73            8' Bourdon               12
               Tremulant                           8' Rohrgedeckt           SW
               Celesta               49 bars       4' Super Octave          32
            8' Trompette en Chamade  GT          III  Mixture               96
            8' Trombone             PED           16' Trombone              32
                                                  16' Bombarde              SW
                                                   8' Trombone              12
                                                   4' Trombone              12
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2014-08-24]
    
    
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