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First Presbyterian Church
230 W. Rusk St.
Tyler, Texas 75701

OHS Database ID 51200.

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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 May 1, 2013.


Technical Details

Four manuals. 81 ranks.

Notes

  • New console for the existing organ. Identified by Jeff Scofield, based on information learned from a conversation with Roger Colby. -- The contract was for the addition of a new console to replace one damaged beyond repair by fire. During a sanctuary renovation, a worker left combustible items in the light can right above the console. When the lights were turned on, the contents of the can caught fire and eventually fell through onto the console, which caught fire. Colby also added about 50 Walker stops. (Database Manager. May 1, 2013)

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Chancel and Pipe Facade. Photograph from First Presbyterian Tyler, TX Facebook page (2012)

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist courtesy of R. A. Colby, Inc.
           Tyler, Texas
           First Presbyterian Church
    
           R. A. Colby   2012   4/81
           _____________________________________________________________
    
           Stops with pipes have pipecounts; all other stops are digital
    
           GREAT                                SOLO
       16' Violonbass           12          16' Gross Gamba
        8' Open Diapason        61           8' Stentorphone
        8' Violon               61           8' Doppel Flute
        8' Salicional                        8' Gross Gamba
        8' Chimney Flute        61           8' Gross Gamba Celeste
        8' Harmonic Flute       37 a         8' Muted String
        4' Octave               61           8' Muted String Celeste
        4' Open Flute           61           4' Muted String
    2 2/3' Twelfth              61           4' Muted String Celeste  
        2' Fifteenth            61         III  Dolce Cornet
      III  Cornet              183          16' Corno di Bassetto
       IV  Mixture             244          16' Vox Humana
      III  Cymbal              183           8' Flugel Horn
       16' Contra Bombarde      61           8' Orchestral Oboe
       16' English Trumpet                   8' Vox Humana
        8' Bombarde             61              Flue Tremulant
        8' Tromba                               Reed Tremulant
           Unison Off                           Vox Humana Tremulant
        8' Processional Trumpet AN              Sub
        8' Tuba Mirabilis       SO              Unison Off
        8' Festival Trumpet     CH              Super
           Chimes                            8' French Horn           CH
                                             8' English Horn          CH
           SWELL                            16' Festival Trumpet      CH
       16' Bourdon              12           8' Festival Trumpet      CH
       16' Contra Viole                      4' Festival Trumpet      CH
        8' Principal            61          16' Tuba Mirabilis
        8' Major Flute          61           8' Tuba Mirabilis
        8' Lieblich Gedeckt                  8' Processional Trumpet  AN
        8' Viole de Gambe       61
        8' Voix Celeste         61              ANTIPHONAL
        8' Viole d'Orchestre                 8' Open Diapason         61
        8' Viole d'Orchestre Cel             8' Gedeckt               61
        8' Flute Dolce                       8' Viole de Gambe
        8' Flute Celeste                     8' Viole Celeste
        4' Octave               61           8' Erzähler              54 d
        4' Traverse Flute       61           8' Voix angélique        49
        4' Vox Celeste                       4' Principal             61
    2 2/3' Nazard Harmonique    61           4' Gedeckt Flute         12
        2' Octavin              61           4' Viole Celeste II
    1 3/5' Tierce Harmonique    61           2' Octave                61
        V  Plein Jeu           305       II-IV  Mixture              208
       16' Contra Trombone                   8' Trumpet               61
       16' Bassoon              61 b            Sub
        8' Tromba                               Unison Off
        8' Trompette            61              Super
        8' Oboe                 61           8' Processional Trumpet
        8' Vox Humana           61
        4' Clarion              61              ANTIPHONAL PEDAL
           Tremulant                        16' Gedeckt               12
           Sub                              16' Contra Viole
           Unison Off                        8' Open Diapason         AN
           Super                             8' Gedeckt               AN
                                             4' Octave                AN
           CHOIR                            16' Double Trumpet        12
       16' Contra Salicional                 8' Trumpet               AN
        8' Geigen Principal
        8' Stopped Diapason     61              PEDAL
        8' Hohlflute                        32' Principal Bass
        8' Salicional           61          32' Contra Bourdon
        8' Celeste              61          16' Contrabass            32
        8' Dulciana                         16' Subbass               32
        8' Unda Maris                       16' Violonbass            GT
        8' Flute Douce          61          16' Violone             
        8' Flute Celeste        49          16' Bourdon               SW
        4' Principal            61          16' Contra Viole          SW
        4' Spindle Flute        61          16' Contra Salicional     CH
        2' Octave               61          16' Gross Gamba           SO
    1 1/3' Larigot              61          16' Still Flute
       II  Sesquialtera        122      10 2/3' Quint Flute
       IV  Mixture             244           8' Octave Bass           32
      III  Jeu de Clochette                  8' Stopped Flute         12
       16' Clarinet             12           8' Violone               GT
        8' Trumpet                           8' Gross Gamba           SO
        8' Clarinet             61           4' Octave                32
        8' Crumhorn             61           4' Flute                 GT
        8' French Horn          61          IV  Mixture              128
        8' English Horn         37 a        32' Contra Bombarde
           Tremulant                        32' Contra Trombone       12
           Sub                              32' Contra Bassoon
           Unison Off                       16' Bombarde
           Super                            16' Trombone              32
        8' Festival Trumpet     61 c        16' Double Trumpet        GT
       16' Tuba Mirabilis       SO          16' Bassoon               SW
        8' Tuba Mirabilis       SO           8' Trumpet               32
           Tower Chimes                      8' Bassoon               SW
           Harp                              4' Clarion               12
           Celesta                           4' Soprano               SW
           Zimbelstern                       8' Festival Trumpet      CH
                                             4' Festival Trumpet      CH
        a  1-12 digital                         Chimes
        b  1-12 half-length
        c  hooded, with boost blower
        d  1-7 from 8' Gedeckt
    
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield May 27, 2013]
  • Click Here Stoplist courtesy of R. A. Colby, Inc. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.