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First Baptist Church
543 Ockley Drive
Shreveport, Louisiana 71106

OHS Database ID 57104.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 10, 2015.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 59 stops. 89 registers. 80 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • A new Colby console was added at some point. The sanctuary seats around 1,800 and is quite live. (Jeff Scofield. November 12, 2017)

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-11-07
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-11-07
Window. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-11-07
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-11-07

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: from East Texas Organ Festival program, courtesy Casey Cantwell
    Shreveport, Louisiana
    First Baptist Church
    
    Williams Organ Company   1963                4 manuals, 89 registers, 59 stops, 80 ranks
    ________________________________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN                                 SWELL ORGAN
         16' Violone                     73          16' Bourdon                     61
          8' Principal                   61           8' Geigen                      61
          8' Spitz Principal (fr. Vln)   --           8' Gedeckt                     61
          8' Bourdon                     61           8' Viole de Gambe              61
          4' Octave                      61           8' Viole Celeste               61
          4' Rohr Flute                  61           8' Gemshorn                    61
          2' Super Octave                61           8' Gemshorn Celeste (TC)       49
             Sesquialtera II            122           4' Principal                   61
             Fourniture VI              366           4' Flute Harmonique            61
             Zimbel IV                  244       2 2/3' Spill Nasat                 61
         16' Tuba (Ch)                   --           2' Spillflöte                  61
          8' Tuba (Ch)                   --       1 3/5' Tierce                      61
          8' Trompette                   61              Plein Jeu IV-V             293
          8' Cremona                     61          16' Bombarde                    61
          4' Tuba (Ch)                   --           8' Trompette                   61
          8' Festival Trompette (Ant)    --           8' Hautbois                    61
             Chimes                                   4' Clairon                     61
             Zimbelstern                              8' Festival Trompette (Ant)    --
                                                         Tremolo
             CHOIR ORGAN
         16' Contra Viol                 73              PEDAL ORGAN
          8' Flute Harmonique            73          32' Gross Untersatz XI          --
          8' Rohr Bourdon                61          32' Resultant                   --
          8' Viola (fr. 16')             --          16' Contrebass                  32
          8' Viola Celeste (TC)          49          16' Violone (Gt)                --
          8' Flauto Dolce                61          16' Bourdon                     56
          8' Dolce Celeste (TC)          49          16' Contra Viol (Ch)            --
          4' Principal                   61          16' Gedeckt (Sw)                --
          4' Flute Harmonique (fr. 8')   --           8' Principal                   32
          4' Koppelflöte                 61           8' Spitz Principal (Gt)        --
          2' Prestant                    61           8' Gedeckt Pommer (fr. Bdn)    --
          2' Octavin                     61           4' Choralbass                  32
      1 1/3' Nasat                       61           4' Biberon Flute               32
          1' Octave                      61           4' Gedeckt Flute (fr. Bdn)     --
             Scharff IV-V               293           2' Flute Octaviante            32
         16' Tuba                        85              Mixture III                 96
          8' Tuba (fr. 16')              --          32' Bombarde                    68
          8' Clarinet                    61          16' Tuba (Ch)                   --
          4' Tuba (fr. 16')              --          16' Contre Trompette (fr. 32')  --
          8' Festival Trompette (Ant)    --           8' Tuba (Ch)                   --
          4' Festival Trompette (Ant)    --           8' Trompette (fr. 32')         --
             Tremolo                                  8' Bombarde (Sw)               --
          8' Harp (TC)                                4' Clarion (fr. 32')           --
          4' Celesta                                  4' Schalmei (Gt)               --
                                                      8' Festival Trompette (Ant)    --
             ANTIPHONAL ORGAN                         4' Festival Trompette (Ant)    --
          8' Viol                        61          16' Bourdon (Ant)               32
          8' Viol Celeste (TC)           49
          8' Rohr Gedeckt                61
          4' Principal                   61
             Mixture III                183
          8' Trompette                   61
          8' Festival Trompette          73
          4' Festival Trompette (fr. 8') --
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-11-07]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: from East Texas Organ Festival program, courtesy Casey Cantwell Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.