The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Presbyterian Church
401 Southeast 15th Avenue
Fort Lauderdale, Florida 33301


OHS Database ID 38243.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 10, 2009.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 51 stops. 36 registers. 44 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is on a lift.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. 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.


  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. January 5, 2009)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Rebuilt and enlarged by Guzowski & Steppe in 1989 (Database Manager. February 10, 2009)

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Nave, Antiphonal chambers and exposed pipes. Moller sales photo from the collection of Jeff Scofield 1963-11-11
Console. Moller sales photo from the collection of Jeff Scofield 1963-11-11
Chancel, chambers and console. Moller sales photo from the collection of Jeff Scofield 1963-11-11

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
    Fort Lauderdale, Florida
    First Presbyterian Church
    Möller   Op. 9814   1963   4/45
           GREAT (3 1/2")                   SWELL (4")
       16' Quintaton 61                  8' Rohrflöte 61
        8' Principal 61                  8' Viola 61
        8' Spitzflöte 61                 8' Viola Celeste 61
        4' Prestant 61                   8' Flauto Dolce 61
    2 2/3' Quint 61                      8' Flauto Dolce Celeste 49
        2' Octavin 61                    4' Spitzprinzipal 61
       IV  Fourniture 244                4' Flauto Traverse 61
           Tremulant                     2' Waldflöte 61
           Sub                         III  Plein Jeu 183
           Unison Off                   16' Bombarde 61
           Super                         8' Bombarde 12
           Bells                         8' Bassoon 61 (S/L Eng Horn)
           Harp                          4' Bombarde Clarion 12
                                         4' Bassoon Clarion 12
           CHOIR-POSITIV (4")               Tremulant
       16' Contre Erzähler 61               Sub
        8' Quintflöte 61                    Unison Off
        8' Erzähler 12                      Super
        8' Erzähler Celeste 49
        4' Nachthorn 61                     PEDAL (4")
    2 2/3' Nasard 61                    16' Violone 32
        2' Blockflöte 61                16' Soubass 32 (1-20 wood)
      III  Scharf 183                   16' Quintaton GT
           Tremulant                    16' Contre Erzähler CH
           Sub                           8' Principal 32
           Unison Off                    8' Soubass 12
           Super                         8' Quintaton GT
           Harp                          4' Principal 12
           Celesta                       4' Soubass 12
           Schulmerich Bells             2' Principal 12
                                       III  Mixture 96
           ANTIPHONAL (4")              16' Bombarde SW
        8' Holzgedeckt 61                8' Bombarde SW
        8' Dulciana 61                   8' Bassoon SW
        8' Unda Maris 49                 4' Bombarde Clarion SW
        4' Principal 61                  4' Bassoon Clarion SW
       II  Grave Mixture 122                Bells
        8' Military Trumpet 61 (8")
          (exposed in front of chambers)
           Unison Off
     [Received on line from Jeff Scofield May 19, 2009.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.