The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Baptist Church
111 West Monument Avenue
Dayton, Ohio 45402


OHS Database ID 45974.

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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 January 19, 2011.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 42 stops. 44 registers. 52 ranks. 2846 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top.

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. 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 Rae Bolton from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture. (Database Manager. January 17, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Echo division retained from 1942 Hillgreen, Lane Op. 1075; combined with Rodgers in 2001 and the Casavant console went to Ross Dodington. (Database Manager. January 19, 2011)

Online Documents

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Sanctuary interior. Photograph by First Baptist Church, Dayton

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
        Dayton, Ohio
        First Regular Baptist Church
        Casavant   Op. 3056   1970   3/52
        Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
        St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
        GREAT                     SWELL
    16' Quintaden     61       8' Salizional       61
     8' Prinzipal     61       8' Vox coelestis tc 49
     8' Bordun        61       8' Rohrflöte        61
     4' Oktav         61       4' Geigendprinzipal 61
     4' Spitzflöte    61       4' Hohlflöte        61
     2' Oktav         61   2 2/3' Nasat            61
    IV  Mixtur       244       2' Blockflöte       61
     8' Trompete      61   1 3/5' Terz             61
        Chimes        EC      IV  Scharf          244
        Echo to Great         16' Fagott    L/2    61
                               8' Trompete         61
        ECHO (existing)          (old French)
     8' Stopped Diapason       4' Klarine          61
     8' Echo Salicional           Tremulant
     8' Voix céleste
     4' Flute Harmonique          CHOIR
     8' Oboe                   8' Gedacktflöte     61
     8' Vox Humana             8' Erzähler         61
        Tremulant              8' Unda maris    tc 49
                               4' Koppelflöte      61
        PEDAL                  2' Prinzipal        61
    16' Prinzipal     32   1 1/3' Quintflöte       61
    16' Subbass       32     III  Zimbel          183
    16' Quintaden     GT       8' Krummhorn        61
     8' Oktav         32          Tremulant
     8' Gedackt       32          Chimes           EC
     4' Choralbass    32          Echo to Choir
    III Mixtur        96
    16' Posaune       32
    16' Fagott        SW
     4' Schalmei      32
        Chimes        EC
    [Received online from Jeff Scofield January 22, 2011]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.