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First Universalist Church
150 South Clinton Avenue
Rochester, New York 14604

OHS Database ID 52081.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 7, 2013.

Technical Details

Three manuals. 15 ranks.


  • This is a rebuild of an existing organ. Identified by William Dunklin, using information found in David Junchen The Wurlitzer Pipe Organ, an Illustrated History p. 704. -- (Database Manager. November 7, 2013)

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Church Interior with Pipes on Far Wall. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2017-04-06

Pipe organs in New York sponsored by Foley-Baker, Inc.

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  • Stoplist from console, May 1, 2016.

  • Rochester, New York
    First Universalist Church
    Hope-Jones Organ Co.
    PEDAL ORGAN                                   GREAT ORGAN
    Resultant Bass      32'  QUINT                Contra Tibia Clausa     16'  TIBIA
    Diapason Phonon     16'  OPEN                 Diapason Phonon          8'  OPEN
    Contra Tibia Clausa 16'  TIBIA                Tibia Clausa             8'  TIBIA
    Bourdon             16'  BOURD                Horn Diapason            8'  OPEN
    Flute                8'  FLUTE                Concert Flute            8'  FLUTE
    Cello                8'  CELLO                Gedact                   8'  GED
    Ophicleide          16'  OPH                  Octave                   4'  PRIN
    Vox Humana          16'  VOX                  Flute                    4'  FLUTE
    Tuba                 8'  TUBA                 Ophicleide              16'  OPH
    Clarion              4'  CLAR                 Tuba                     8'  TUBA
    Great to Pedal       8'  GREAT                Clarion                  4'  CLAR
    Swell to Pedal       8'  SWELL                Cathedral Chimes
    Swell to Pedal       4'  SWELL                Swell to Great          16'  SWELL
    Choir to Pedal       8'  CHOIR                Swell to Great           8'  SWELL
                                                  Swell to Great           4'  SWELL
    Suitable Bass Release                         
    SWELL ORGAN                                   CHOIR ORGAN
    Bourdon             16'  BOURD                Aeoline (Ten. C)        16'  AEOL
    Horn Diapason        8'  OPEN                 Horn Diapason            8'  OPEN
    Concert Flute        8'  FLUTE                Concert Flute            8'  FLUTE
    Gedact               8'  GED                  Gedact                   8'  GED
    Viole d'Orchestre    8'  VIOLE                Viole d'Orchestre        8'  VIOLE
    Spare [Celeste]      8'  (plastic)            Spare
    Aeoline              8'  AEOL                 Aeoline                  8'  AEOL
    Spare                                         Unda Maris (Ten. C)      8'  UNDA
    Octave               4'  PRIN                 Flute                    4'  FLUTE
    Flute                4'  FLUTE                Dulcet                   4'  DUL
    Gambette             4'  GAMB                 Spare
    Spare                                         Vox Humana               8'  VOX
    Vox Humana          16'  VOX                  Clarinet                 8'  CLAR
    Tuba                 8'  TUBA                 Ophicleide              16'  OPH
    Trumpet              8'  TRUM                 Tuba                     8'  TUBA
    Clarion              4'  CLAR                 Clarion                  4'  CLAR 
    Sub Octave          16'  SWELL                Octave                   4'  CHOIR
    Octave               4'  SWELL                Swell to Choir          16'  SWELL
                                                  Swell to Choir           8'  SWELL                 
                                                  Swell to Choir           4'  SWELL
    Pistons in Swell keyslip:
    Unison    ON  OFF           
    Tremolo   ON  OFF  (affects Main chamber)
    Combination Pistons:
    Swell:  pp   p   mp   mf   f   ff
    Great:  p   mp   mf    f   ff  fff
    Choir:  pp   p   mp   mf   f   ff
    Two Balanced Expression Pedals: MAIN  TUBA
    Crescendo Pedal in separate kick-board alcove
    Spencer Orgo-Blo: 15" static, (new static reservoir); vertical main reservoir
    Tuba 16' 1-15 wood, remainder metal
    Diapason 16' 1-12 open wood
     [Received from Scot Huntington 2016-01-14.]
  • Stoplist from console, May 1, 2016. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.