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First Baptist Church
301 S. Main St.
Charleston, Missouri 63834

OHS Database ID 64656.

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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 July 25, 2019.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 43 registers. 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. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard.


  • This contract was for additions and a new 3-manual console for 1981 2/20 Schantz Op. 1587. (Jeff Scofield. August 19, 2019)

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Chancel and exposed pipes. Photograph by Justin Little 2019-07-25
Right Stopjamb. Photograph by Justin Little 2019-07-25

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  • . Source: Stoplist courtesy of Schantz Organ Co. via Justin Little
           Charleston, Missouri
           First Baptist Church
           Schantz   Nr. 1587     1981   2/20
           Schantz   Nr  A-1587   2008   3/26
           GREAT (new)                     SWELL
       16' Rohrbourdon      12 CH       8' Holzgedackt      61
        8' Principal        61          8' Viole            61
        8' Spitzflöte       CH          8' Viole Celeste    49
        4' Octave           61          4' Koppelflöte      61
        4' Rohrflöte        CH      2 2/3' Nasat            61
        2' Super Octave     61          2' Blockflöte       61
       IV  Mixture         244      1 3/5' Terz             49
           Sub                      1 1/3' Quinte           12
           Unison Off                  16' Contre Trompette 61
           Super                        8' Trompette        12
        8' Festival Trumpet CH          8' Oboe             CH
           Chimes           25          4' Clarion          12
           PEDAL                           Sub
                                           Unison Off
       32' Violone          dg             Super
       32' Contra Bourdon   dg 
       32' Resultant        --             CHOIR (*new)
       16' Principal        32
       16' Subbass          32          8' Rohrflöte        61
       16' Rohrbourdon      12 GT/CH    8' Erzähler         61
        8' Principal        12          8' Erzähler Celeste 49 * 
        8' Flute            12          4' Principal        61 *
        8' Rohrflöte        CH          4' Hohlflöte        61
        4' Choralbass       12          2' Piccolo          61 *
        4' Flute            12      1 1/3' Larigot          61 *
        2' Super Octave     12          8' Oboe             61
       32' Bombarde         dg             Tremulant
       16' Contre Trompette SW          8' Festival Trumpet 61 *  12"
        8' Trompette        SW             Sub
        4' Clairon          SW             Unison Off
        8' Festival Trumpet CH             Super
                                           Chimes           GT
       dg  Walker digital                  Harp             dg
             [Received from Justin Little July 25, 2019]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist courtesy of Schantz Organ Co. via Justin Little Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.