The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Presbyterian Church
1390 North State Street
Jackson, Mississippi 39202

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 36756.

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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 May 22, 2017.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 53 stops. 69 registers. 65 ranks. 3896 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.

Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified by Dennis Steckley from information in "Recent Installations," The American Organist Vol. 42, No 7 [July, 2008] (Database Manager. October 13, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. Incorporates pipework from the church's previous Pilcher organ, and from several Skinner organs. (Database Manager. July 7, 2009)
  • Updated by Tanner Gough, who has heard or played the organ. (Steven E. Lawson. May 22, 2017)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Church interior, Chancel, Facade Pipes. Photograph by Tanner Gough
Console. Digital photograph by Tanner Gough
Great Pipework. Photograph by Tanner Gough 2017-02-04
Pedalboard with Toe Studs. Photograph by Tanner Gough 2017-08-11
Left Stop Jamb. Photograph by Tanner Gough 2017-08-11
Right Stop Jamb. Photograph by Tanner Gough 2017-08-11
Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by Tanner Gough 2017-08-11

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from church information

  •         Jackson, Mississippi
            First Presbyterian Church
    
            Casavant   Op. 3862   2007   4/65
    
            GREAT
        16' Double Diapason 12
         8' First Diapason 61
         8' Second Diapason 61
         8' Harmonic Flute 61      a la Cavaille-Coll
     5 1/3' Gross Quint 61
         4' Octave 61
         4' Flute 61
     2 2/3' Twelfth 61
         2' Fifteenth 61
        IV  Mixture 244
        16' Contra Tromba 61       1-12 existing; conical shallots
         8' Tromba 61              Conical shallots
         4' Clarion 61             Conical shallots
            Chimes EC
    
            SWELL
        16' Bourdon 12
         8' Diapason 61
         8' Gedackt 61             Stopped wood
         8' Salicional 68          Scaled and slotted a la Cavaille-Coll
         8' Voix céleste           Scaled and slotted a la Cavaille-Coll
         4' Octave 61
         4' Flûte Triangulaire 61
         2' Fifteenth 61
         V  Mixture 305
        16' Bombarde 61            Tear-drop Cavaille-Coll shallots
         8' French Trumpet 61      Closed Cavaille-Coll shallots
         8' Corno d'Amore 61       a la E. M. Skinner, capped
         8' Vox Humana 61
         4' Clarion 61             Closed Cavaille-Coll shallots
            Tremolo
            Sub
            Unison Off
            Super
    
            CHOIR
        16' Gemshorn 61
         8' Spitz Flute 61         From E. M. Skinner Op. 851
         8' Concert Flute 61       wooden, harmonic
         8' Viola 61
         8' Viola Celeste 61
         4' Octave 61
         4' Flute 61
     2 2/3' Nazard 61
         2' Piccolo 61             Harmonic
     1 3/5' Tierce 49 tc
        IV  Plein Jeu 244
         8' Cromorne 61
         8' Orchestral Oboe SO
            Tremolo
            Sub
            Unison off
            Super
            Carillon 25
    
            SOLO
         8' Gamba 68               From E. M. Skinner Op. 258 *
         8' Gamba Celeste 68       From E. M. Skinner Op. 258
         4' Orchestral Flute 61    Wooden, harmonic
         8' Harmonic Tuba 61       From E. M. Skinner Op. 165 *
         8' Corno di Bassetto 61   
         8' Heckelphone 61         From Broome Company
         8' French Horn 61         From E. M. Skinner Op. 258
         8' Orchestral Oboe 61     Vintage Casavant pipes
            Tremolo
            Sub
            Super
     
            ECHO
         8' Spitz Flute Celeste II From E. M. Skinner Op. 165
         8' Klein Erzähler II      From E. M. Skinner Op. 258
         4' Orchestral Flute 61    From E. M. Skinner Op. 369 *
            Tremolo
            Sub
            Super
            Chimes 25              Deagan Class A
            Harp 61                From E. M. Skinner Op. 258
    
            PEDAL
        32' Contra Bourdon 12      to GGGG; the rest are quints
        16' Contrabass 32
        16' Diapason GT
        16' Bourdon 32
        16' Lieblich Gedackt SW
        16' Gemshorn CH
        16' Echo Bourdon 32        From Pilcher Op. 424 *
         8' Octave 32
         8' Bourdon 12
         8' Still Gedackt SW
         4' Super Octave 12
         4' Flute SW
        16' Trombone 32
        16' Bombarde SW
    10 2/3' Quint Trombone GT
         8' Tromba 12
         4' Clarion 12
    
            Pilcher Op. 424  1902  First Presbyterian Church, Jackson, MS
            Skinner Op. 165  1909  Trinity Episcopal Church, Toledo, OH
            Skinner Op. 258  1916  Trinity Episcopal Church, Toledo, OH
            Skinner Op. 369  1922  Capitol Theatre, Boston, MA
            
    
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield July 07, 2009.]
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