The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Baptist Church
202 N. Second St.
Albemarle, North Carolina 28001


OHS Database ID 59632.

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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 7, 2016.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 32 stops. 36 registers. 40 ranks. 2187 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, right.

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.


  • This was the rebuilding of 1974 3/41 Casavant Op. 3244, with tonal changes that included the enclosing of the Positiv division. (Database Manager. November 7, 2016)

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Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Facades and Displays. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-10-26
Right Pipe Display. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-10-26
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-10-26
Stained Glass Window. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-10-26
Stained Glass Window. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-10-26
Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-10-26
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-10-26

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  • Stoplist courtesy of Casavant Frères
        Albemarle, North Carolina
        First Baptist Church
        Casavant   Op. 3244   1974   3/41
        Casavant   Op. 3244   2015   3/40
        GREAT                         POSITIV (enclosed)
    16' Quintaden        61          8' Rohrflöte    61
     8' Prinzipal        61          8' Dulciana     61 c
     8' Bordun           61          4' Prinzipal    61
     4' Oktave           61          4' Koppelflöte  61
     4' Nachthorn        61      2 2/3' Nasat        61
     2' Oktave           61          2' Blockflöte   61
    IV  Mixtur  1 1/3'  244      1 3/5' Terz         61
     8' Trompete         61 a    1 1/3' Larigot      61 d
        Chimes                       8' Clarinet     61 e
     8' Gedacktflöte     61
     8' Salizional       61         16' Prinzipal    32 f
     8' Vox coelestis    54         16' Subbass      32
     4' Spitzflöte       61         16' Quintaden    GT
     2' Gemshorn         61          8' Oktave       32
    IV  Scharf    1'    244          8' Gedackt      32
    16' Fagott    L/2    12 a        4' Choralbass   32
     8' Trompete         61 b      III  Mixture      96
     8' Fagott           61 a       16' Posaune L/2  32 g
        Tremulant                   16' Fagott       SW
                                     4' Fagott       SW
     a  Revoiced with new tongues and slightly tapered
     b  Revoiced with new tongues and closed parallel
     c  New; 1-12 common with Rohrflöte plus helpers
     d  Replaced III Zimbel
     e  New stop
     f  First four pipes rebuilt as Haskell pipes;
        voicing regulated when voicers are on site
     g  New pipes, voiced with Tear Drop shallots
        [Received from Jeff Scofield November 7, 2016]
  • Click Here Stoplist courtesy of Casavant Frères Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.