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First Presbyterian Church
2101 Jefferson St.
Roanoke, Virginia 24014

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 58851.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 4, 2016.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 40 stops. 52 registers. 55 ranks. 3173 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 with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

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. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Renovated in 2000 by John Dower Organ Co., with one Pedal flute pipe rank added and 18 Walker digital stops added; left the PCUSA denomination in 2015 and joined the Evangelical Presbyterian Church; the congregation now numbers 320. (Jeff Scofield. July 4, 2016)

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Photographs

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Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-06-20
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-06-20
Organ case. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-06-20
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-06-20

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the dedication program
         Roanoke, Virginia
         First Presbyterian Church
    
         Schantz   Op. 1703   1982  3/55
         __________________________________________________
    
         GREAT                         CHOIR
    
     16' Quintaton        61        8' Holzgedeckt       61
      8' Principal        61        8' Erzähler          61
      8' Bourdon          61        8' Erzähler Celeste  49
      8' Quintadena       12        4' Principal         61
      4' Octave           61        4' Koppelflöte       61
      4' Spitzflöte       61    2 2/3' Nazard            61
      2' Super Octave     61        2' Waldflöte         61
    III  Cornet           pf    1 3/5' Terz              61
     IV  Fourniture      244    1 1/3' Quint             61
    III  Scharf          183      III  Cymbal           183
      8' Trumpet          61        8' Krummhorn         61
         Unison Off                 4' Schalmei          pf
         Super                         Tremolo
      8' Festival Trumpet CH        8' Festival Trumpet  61
         Chimes           25 *         Sub
         Harp             61 *         Unison Off
                                       Super
         SWELL
                                       PEDAL
     16' Rohrbass         61
      8' Principal        61       32' Untersatz          7
      8' Rohrflöte        61       16' Principal         32
      8' Viola            61       16' Subbass           32
      8' Viola Celeste    61       16' Quintaton         GT
      4' Prestant         61       16' Rohrbass          SW
      4' Lochgedeckt      61        8' Octave            32
      2' Blockflöte       61        8' Flute             12
     IV  Plein Jeu       244        8' Rohrflöte         SW
    III  Scharf          183        4' Choralbass        32
     16' Basson-Hautbois  61        4' Quintadena        GT
      8' Trompette        61        2' Octave            12
      8' Hautbois         12       IV  Mixture          128
      8' Vox Humana       61 *     32' Posaune           32
      4' Clarion          61       16' Posaune           12
         Tremolo                    8' Posaune           12
         Unison Off                 4' Krummhorn         CH
         Super
    
      *  retained from Pilcher
    
             [Received from Jeff Scofield July 5, 2016]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the dedication program Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.