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First Baptist Church
202 N. Second Street
Albemarle, North Carolina 28001

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 46502.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 30, 2010.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 31 stops. 35 registers. 41 ranks. 2001 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

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. 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 by Rae Bolton from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture. (Database Manager. March 3, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. December 30, 2010)

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
        Albemarle, North Carolina
        First Baptist Church
    
        Casavant   Op. 3244   1974   3/41
    
        Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
        St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
        ___________________________________________
    
        GREAT                       POSITIV
    16' Quintaden     61         8' Rohrflöte    61
     8' Prinzipal     61         4' Prinzipal    61
     8' Bordun        61         4' Koppelflöte  61
     4' Oktav         61     2 2/3' Nasat        61
     4' Nachthorn     61         2' Blockflöte   61
     2' Oktav         61     1 3/5' Terz         61
    IV  Mixtur       244       III  Zimbel      183
     8' Trompete      61         8' Krummhorn    61
        Chimes        pf            Tremulant
    
        SWELL                       PEDAL
     8' Salizional    61        16' Prinzipal    32
     8' Vox coelestis 54 GG     16' Subbass      32
     8' Gedacktflöte  61        16' Quintaden    GT
     4' Spitzflöte    61         8' Oktav        32
     2' Gemshorn      61         8' Gedackt      32
    IV  Scharf       244         4' Choralbass   32
    16' Fagott  L/2   12       III  Mixture      96
     8' Trompete      61        16' Fagott       32
       (French type)               (cylindrical)
     8' Fagott        61        16' Fagott       SW
        Tremulant                4' Fagott       SW
    
    [Received online from Jeff Scofield January 2, 2011]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.