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First Baptist Church
330 S. Liberty St.
Milledgeville, Georgia 31061

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 49742.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ needs repairs, but is in usable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 5, 2018.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 21 stops. 32 registers. 25 ranks. 1575 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. 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. 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. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. June 5, 2012)
  • Updated by Davis C. Badaszewski, who has heard or played the organ. (Steven E. Lawson. August 5, 2018)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1998-06-30
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1998-06-30
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1998-06-30

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from rededication program
           Milledgeville, Georgia
           First Baptist Church
    
           Miller Pipe Organ Services, Buford GA     1990   
           ______________________________________________
    
           GREAT (enclosed)           SWELL
        8' Diapason      61        8' Gedeckt          73
        8' Concert Flute 61        8' Viola da Gamba   73
        4' Principal     61        8' Viola Celeste    61
        2' Fifteenth     61        4' Principal        73 *
    1 1/3' Quint         61 *      4' Flute            12
      III  Mixture      183 *      2' Principal        -- *
        8' Trumpet       61      III  Plein Jeu       183
           Tremolo                 8' Trompette        73 *
           Sub                     4' Clarion          12
           Super                      Tremolo
           Chimes                     Sub
                                      Unison Off
           CHOIR                      Super
        8' Nachthorn     73
        4' Gemshorn      73           PEDAL
        4' Flute         73 *     16' Sub Bass         32
    2 2/3' Nazard        61 *     16' Lieblich Gedeckt 12 SW
        2' Gemshorn 15th --        8' Principal        32
    1 3/5' Tierce        49 *      8' Gedeckt          SW
        8' Krummhorn     61        4' Flute            SW
           Tremolo                32' Grand Cornet     -- *
           Sub                    16' Sub Trumpet      12 SW
           Unison Off              8' Trumpet          SW
           Super                   4' Clarion          SW
    
        *  alteration or addition
    
       [Received online from Jeff Scofield  June 13, 2012]
  • Click Here Stoplist from rededication program Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.