The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Baptist Church
246 North Main Street
Madisonville, Kentucky 42431

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 44757.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 1, 2018.


Technical Details

Wicks Direct Electric(©) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 30 stops. 30 registers. 36 ranks. 1981 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. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

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.

Notes

  • Identified through information in List of More than 5200 Moller Pipe Organs (Hagerstown, Maryland. M. P. Möller, 1928). (Database Manager. October 29, 2009)
  • Updated by Warren Kennett, who has heard or played the organ. (Database Manager. May 4, 2017)
  • Updated by Dwain Rogers, who has heard or played the organ.
    This organ was altered from its original design by Wicks with the addition of an 8' Gemshorn to the Positiv in 1978. (5110A) (Source: Church Records Archive) (Steven E. Lawson. December 31, 2017)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Pipework and Organ Chambers. Photograph by Dwain Rogers 2017-12-28
Nameplate. Photograph by Dwain Rogers 2017-12-28
Console. Photograph by Dwain Rogers 2017-12-28

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Stoplist

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  • Original document from Dwain Rogers. Source: Stoplist taken from the Original Contract
    Madisonville, Kentucky
    First Baptist Church
    
    Wicks Organ Company 5110 (1970)
    
    GREAT (Exposed)
    
    Quintation         16’
    Principal          8’
    Gedeckt            8’
    Prestant           8’
    Spitzflöte         4’
    Octave             2’
    Mixture            IV
    Trumpet            8’
    
    SWELL (Enclosed)
    
    Rohrflöte          8’
    Viole              8’
    Viole Celeste T.C. 8’
    Gemshorn           4’
    Blockflöte         2’
    Quint              1 1/3’
    Sesquialtera       II
    Schalmey           8’
    Tremulant
    
    POSITIV (Exposed)
    
    Holzgedeckt        8’
    Kleinprincipal     4’
    Spillpfeife        4’
    Flachflöte         2’
    Cymbel             III
    Krummhorn          8’
    Gemshorn           8’ (Added 1978)
    
    PEDAL (Non-Expressive)
    
    Contrabass         16’
    Quintaton (Great)  16’
    Octave             8’
    Copula             8’
    Choralbass         4’
    Mixture            II
    Posaune            16’
    
    COUPLERS
    
    Swell to Great     16’
    Swell to Great     8’
    Swell to Great     4’
    Positiv to Great
    Swell to Swell     16’
    Swell Unison
    Swell to Swell     4’
    Positiv to Swell
    Swell to Positiv   16’
    Swell to Positiv   8’
    Swell to Positiv   4’
    Great to Pedal
    Swell to Pedal
    Positiv to Pedal
    
    [Received from Dwain Rogers 2018-02-22]
  • Click Here Original document from Dwain Rogers. Source: Stoplist taken from the Original Contract Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.