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First Baptist Church
607 W. Fifth St.
Laurel, Mississippi 39440

OHS Database ID 60714.

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Status and Condition

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We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 18, 2017.
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Technical Details

Wicks Direct Electric(©) chests.

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 49 registers. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

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

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 a rebuild, tonal changes and a new console for 1970 Wicks Op. 5010. (Jeff Scofield. November 18, 2017)

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Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-30
Sanctuary interior angle. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-30
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-30
Console, exposed pipes and choirloft. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-30
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-10-30

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  • . Source: Stoplist copied from the console October 30, 2017
         Laurel, Mississippi
         First Baptist Church
         Wicks   Op. 5010   1970   3/30
         Wicks              2006
         GREAT                     SWELL
     16' Violone               16' Salicional
      8' Principal              8' Rohrflöte
      8' Gedeckt                8' Viole
      8' Erzähler CH            8' Viole Celeste
      4' Prestant               4' Spitz Principal
      4' Spillpfeife        2 2/3' Nasat
      2' Hohlflöte              2' Blockflöte
     IV  Fourniture           III  Plein Jeu
      8' Trumpet               16' Bombarde
         Chimes                16' Basson
         MIDI                   8' Trompette
                                8' Hautbois
         CHOIR                  4' Clarion
     16' Erzähler                  Sub
      8' Bourdon                   Unison Off
      8' Erz♪hler                  Super
      8' Erzähler Celeste          MIDI
      4' Gemshorn
      2' Italian Principal         PEDAL
      8' Rohrschalmei
         Tremolo               32' Violone
         Sub                   32' Bourdon
         Unison Off            16' Contrabass
         Super                 16' Subbass
         MIDI                  16' Erzähler
                                8' Principal
         POSITIV                8' Copula
                                4' Choralbass
      8' Gedeckt                4' Koppelflöte
      4' Nachthorn             II  Mixture
      2' Flachflöte            32' Contra Posaune
     II  Cornet                16' Posaune
    III  Zimbel                 8' Trompete
      8' Krummhorn              4' Klarine
    [Received from Jeff Scofield November 18, 2017]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist copied from the console October 30, 2017 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.