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First Presbyterian Church
617 N. Elm St.
Greensboro, North Carolina 27401

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 39206.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition Unknown.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 8 divisions. 50 stops. 71 registers. 67 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system. 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.

Notes

  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. February 13, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ replaced by Létourneau Opus 73 (Chancel) and 74 (Gallery). Organ sold through Organ Clearing House, present location unknown. (Database Manager. April 8, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- This organ was broken up to become the basis for two other organ rebuilt by Letourneau: a 2-manual for Hope Lutheran Church in Bozeman, Montana; and a 3-manual for Église paroissiale Christ-Roi de Lévis in Lévis, Québec, Canada. (Database Manager. July 16, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. September 27, 2009)
  • Replaced in 1970 by 4/67 Moller Op. 10649. (Jeff Scofield. Unknown)

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Photographs

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Gallery and Antiphonal Pipe Display. Möller Promotional Photo; collection of Jeff Scofield 1970-03-21
Nave, Gallery, and Antiphonal Pipe Display. Möller Promotional Photo; collection of Jeff Scofield 1970-03-21
Church Exterior. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1930s)

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Greensboro, North Carolina
           First Presbyterian Church
    
           Möller   Op. 10649   1970   4/67
    
           GREAT (3½" wind)                   SWELL (4")
       16' Quintaton 61                    8' Rohrflöte 61
        8' Principal 61                    8' Viola 61
        8' Holzgedeckt 61                  8' Viola Celeste 61
        4' Octave 61                       4' Principal 61
        4' Spireflöte 61                   4' Flachflöte 61
        2' Super Octave 61             2 2/3' Nasard 61
       IV  Mixtur 244                      2' Octave 61
      III  Cymbel 183                  1 3/5' Terz 49 tc
        8' Trompete 73 (dbl trebles)   1 1/3' Quinte 61
           Unison Off                     IV  Plein Jeu 244
           Chimes 21 (Deagan M)           16' Fagott 61 (1-18 L/2)
                                           8' Trompette 61
           CHOIR (4")                      8' Fagott 12
       16' Flauto Dolce 61                 4' Fagotto 12
        8' Hohlflöte 61                       Tremulant
        8' Flauto Dolce 12                    Sub
        8' Flauto Dolce Celeste 49 tc         Unison Off
        4' Principal 61                       Super
        4' Rohrflöte 61
        2' Blockflöte 61                      TROMPETTE-EN-CHAMADE (8")
      III  Mixture 183                     8' (Polished bronze resonators
        8' Krummhorn 61
           Tremulant                          PEDAL (3½")
           Sub                            32' Untersatz 12 (1-4 at 10/23')
           Unison off                     16' Principal 32
           Super                          16' Bordun 32
                                          16' Quintaton GT
           ANTIPHONAL (3")                16' Flauto Dolce CH
       16' Gemshorn 61                     8' Octave 12
        8' Principal 61                    8' Spitzflöte 12
        8' Bordun 61                       8' Flauto Dolce CH
        8' Gemshorn 12                     4' Choral Bass 32
        4' Octave 61                       4' Spitzflöte 32
        4' Spitzflöte 61                   2' Spitzflöte 12
        2' Weitprincipal 61               IV  Cornet --
    1 1/3' Quinte 61                      II  Rauschquinte 64
       IV  Mixtur 244                     II  Acuta 24
      III  Scharf 183                     16' Posaune 32
           Unison Off                     16' Fagott SW
                                           8' Posaune 12
           ACCOMPANIMENT (3")              4' Krummhorn CH
        8' Gedeckt 61
        8' Erzähler 61                        ACCOMPANIMENT/ANTIPH PEDAL
        8' Erzähler Celeste 49 tc         16' Principal 32
        4' Waldflöte 61                   16' Gemshorn ANT
        2' Gemshorn 61                    16' Gedeckt 12 ACC
           Tremulant                       8' Octave 12
           Unison Off                      4' Super Octave 12
    
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield September 27, 2009.]
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