The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Presbyterian Church
Modesto, California

OHS Database ID 60650.

Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
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Technical Details

Two manuals. 14 ranks.


  • This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ.
    Identified by Jim Lewis, citing information from this publication: Modesto Evening News January 23, 1915. (Database Manager. October 16, 2017)

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  • Original document from Ted Rose.. Source: As of 1970s (from memory)
    Modesto, CA
    First Presbyterian Church
    Organ by Johnston Organ & Piano Manufacturing Co. 1914
    Pedal (unenclosed)
    16 Bourdon
    16 Gedeckt (Sw)
    8 Principal (facade)
    4 Principal (ext)
    2 Principal (ext)
    Swell (enclosed, above Great)
    16 Gedeckt (ext Stopped Diapason)
    8 Stopped Diapason
    8 Salicional
    8 Voix Celeste
    4 Rohr Flute
    2 Principal
    1-1/3 Larigot
    8 Fagot
    Tremolo (fan type)
    Great (enclosed)
    8 Melodia
    4 Principal
    4 [Flute]
    2 Flageolet
    8 Clarinet
    Tremolo (fan type)
    8 Great to Pedal
    8 Swell to Pedal
    4 Great to Pedal
    4 Swell to Pedal
    16 Swell to Swell
    Swell Unison Off
    4 Swell to Swell
    Great Unison Off
    4 Great to Great
    16 Swell to Great
    8 Swell to Great
    4 Swell to Great
    Swell shoes
    Crescendo Pedal
    Combination action
    Great to Pedal reversible
    Sforzando thumb piston reversible
    Sforzando toe piston reversible
  • Click Here Original document from Ted Rose.. Source: As of 1970s (from memory) Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.