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First Congregational Church
6501 Wydown Blvd.
St. Louis, Missouri 63105

OHS Database ID 46577.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
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 March 17, 2010.


Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 52 stops. 42 registers. 45 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, center.

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 online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Not sure if this was a console-only job or a rebuild by Möller. (Database Manager. March 17, 2010)

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Photographs

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Sanctuary Interior and Chancel. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-05-14
Console to right. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-05-14
Console to left. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-05-14
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1990-05-14

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the console May 14, 1990
           St. Louis, Missouri
           First Congregatonal Church
    
           Austin   Op. 1607             1928
           Moller   Op. M-9507           1956
           ____________________________________________
    
           GREAT                       SWELL
       16' Principal               16' Contra Melodia
        8' Major Diapason           8' Geigen Principal
        8' Diapason                 8' Clarabella
        8' Gross Flute              8' Gedeckt
        8' Erzahler                 8' Salicional
        4' Octave                   8' Voix Celeste
        4' Flute Harmonique         8' Flauto Dolce
    2 2/3' Twelfth                  8' Flute Celeste
        2' Fifteenth                4' Prestant
           Sub                      4' Flute Traverso
           Unison Off               2' Flageolet
           Super                   IV  Mixture
           Chimes  f               16' Posaune
           Chimes  p                8' Trompette
                                    8' Hautbois
           SOLO                     8' Vox Humana
        8' Harmonic Flute              Tremolo
        8' Bombarde                    Sub
        8' French Horn                 Unison Off
        8' Orchestral Oboe             Super
           Tremolo
           Sub                         CHOIR
           Unison Off               8' Concert Flute
           Super                    8' Melodia
           Blank                    8' Kleinerzahler
           Blank                    8' Erzahler Celeste
                                    4' Rohrflote
           PEDAL                2 2/3' Nasat
       32' Contra Bourdon 32        2' Flautino
       16' Diapason       32    1 3/5' Terz
       16' Bourdon        12        8' English Horn
       16' Violone        32        8' Corno di Bassetto
       16' Contra Melodia SW           Tremolo
        8' Octave         12           Sub
        8' Melodia        CH           Unison Off
        8' Gedeckt        SW           Super
        8' Salicional     SW           Harp
        4' Choralbass     32           Harp Celesta
        2' Octavin        12
       16' Contra Posaune 32
        8' Trumpet        12
           Chimes
    
    [Received online from Jeff Scofield January 5, 2012]   
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the console May 14, 1990 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.