The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Presbyterian Church
40 Church Street
Asheville, North Carolina 28801


OHS Database ID 56384.

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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 November 6, 2016.

Technical Details

Slider chests with EP pull-downs (externally mounted).

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 44 stops. 65 registers. 57 ranks. 3380 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. 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.


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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-10-24
Antiphonal Pipe Displays. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-10-24
Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-10-24
Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, Console, and Organ Case. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-10-24
Church Interior with Pipework. Photograph by Tanner Gough 2017-07-27
Pipe Facade. Photograph by Tanner Gough 2017-07-27
Console. Photograph by Tanner Gough 2017-07-27
Church Interior with Pipe Facade. Photograph by Tanner Gough 2017-07-27

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  • Stoplist copied from the Holtkamp website

  •        Asheville, North Carolina
           First Presbyterian Church
           Holtkamp   Job 2110   2014   3/57
           GREAT                              SWELL
       16' Contre Basse         61        16' Flute Douce          61
        8' Diapason             61         8' Geigen Diapason      61
        8' Violone              12         8' Hohl Flute           61
        8' Harmonic Flute        5         8' Viole de Gamba       61
        8' Rohrbourdon          61         8' Voix Celeste         49
        4' Octave               61         8' Flute Douce          12
        4' Open Flute           61         4' Octave Geigen        61
        2' Super Octave         61         4' Traverse Flute       61
        V  Mixture             305     2 2/3' Nazard               61
        8' Trumpet              61         2' Piccolo              61
           Sub                         1 3'5' Tierce               61                 
           Unison Off                     IV  Plein Jeu           244
       16' Trompette Harmonique tc        16' Bassoon/Oboe         12
        8' Trompette Harmonique CH         8' Trompette            61
           ANT on GT 8                     8' Bassoon/Oboe         61
                                           8' Vox Humana           61
           CHOIR                              Tremulant
        8' Principal            61            Unison Off
        8' Gedackt              61            Super
        8' Dulciana             61            ANT on SW 8
        8' Unda Maris           49            
        4' Principal            61            PEDAL
        4' Rohr Flute           61        32' Bourdon Bass         32
        2' Italian Principal    61        16' Open Diapason        32
    1 1/3' Larigot              61        16' Bourdon              12
       IV  Scharf    1 1/3'    244        16' Contre Basse         GT
        8' Clarinet             61        16' Flute Douce          SW
           Tremulant                      16' Antiphonal Bourdon   AN
           Sub                             8' Octave               32
           Unison Off                      8' Flute Harmonique     32
           Super                           8' Flute                12
       16' Trompette Harmonique tc         8' Violone              GT
        8' Trompette Harmonique 61         8' Flute Douce          SW
           ANT on CH 8                     4' Choralbass           12
                                           4' Flute Harmonique     12
           ANTIPHONAL                      2' Harmonic Piccolo     12
                                          16' Trombone             32
       16' Bourdon (Pedal)      32        16' Bassoon              SW
        8' Principal            61         8' Trompette Harmonique CH
        8' Bourdon              61         8' Bassoon              SW
        4' Octave               61         4' Clarion              CH
        2' Flute                61            ANT on Pedal
       IV  Mixture             244
           Unison Off
                 [Received from Jeff Scofield November 6, 2016]
  • Stoplist copied from the Holtkamp website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.