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First Presbyterian Church (ARP)
1324 Marion Street
Columbia, South Carolina 29201


OHS Database ID 44091.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
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 December 11, 2017.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 44 stops. 53 registers. 63 ranks. 3397 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front.

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 by Riley Wes Mitchell from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture. Replaced op 3477 (Database Manager. October 5, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Replaced 1980 3/62 Casavant Op. 3477 that was badly damaged when the sanctuary burned; the console was rebuilt and the blowers salvaged for Op. 3569; a half-length 32' Contre Bombarde was added by Casavant in 1990 and a Trompette-en-Chamade in 1999. (Database Manager. January 29, 2011)
  • Updated by Scott Crowell, naming this as the source of information: 2015 Casavant newsletter.
    New movable console by Casavant in 2015. (Steven E. Lawson. December 11, 2017)

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2011-06-22
Balcony and Trompette royale. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2011-06-22
Nave, Balcony, and Trompette royale. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2011-06-22
Choir Loft, Console, and Pipe Facade. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2011-06-22
Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2011-06-22
Sanctuary interior, chancel and pipe facade. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2011-06-22

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Columbia, South Carolina
           First Presbyterian Church
           Casavant   Op. 3569   1983   3/63
           Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
           GRAND ORGUE                  RÉCIT
       16' Bourdon           61      8' Flûte ouverte        61
        8' Montre            61      8' Viole de gambe       61
        8' Flûte à cheminée  61      8' Voix céleste      GG 54
        4' Prestant          61      4' Principal            61
    2 2/3' Quinte            61      4' Flûte conique        61
        2' Doublette         61      2' Octavin              61
        V  Cornet        MC 185      V  Plein jeu           305
        V  Fourniture       305     16' Basson               61
        8' Trompette         61      8' Trompette            61
           Unison Off                8' Hautbois             61
           Chimes                       Tremblant
        8' Trompette royale  CH         Unison Off
           POSITIF                   8' Trompette-en-chamade 61 (1999)
        8' Bourdon           61
        4' Prestant          61         PÉDALE
        4' Flûte à fuseau    61     32' Basse acoustique     --
    2 2/3' Nasard            61     16' Montre               32
        2' Quarte de nasard  61     16' Soubasse             32
    1 3/5' Tierce            61     16' Bourdon              GO
       IV  Cymbale          244      8' Octavebasse          32
        8' Cromorne          61      8' Bourdon              GO
           Tremblant                 4' Octave               32
           Unison Off                4' Bourdon              GO
        8' Trompette royale  CH     IV  Fourniture          128
                                    32' Contre bombarde L/2  12 (1990)
           CHOEUR                   16' Bombarde             32
        8' Bourdon  (wood)   61     16' Basson               RE
        8' Flûte douce       61      8' Trompette            32
        8' Flûte céleste  tc 49      4' Chalumeau            32
        4' Flûte à cheminée  61      8' Trompette royale     CH
        2' Doublette         61
    1 1/3' Quinte            61
       II  Sesquialtera     122
        8' Trompette royale  61
           Unison Off
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield  January 31, 2011]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.