The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Baptist Church
Rochester, New York

OHS Database ID 6519.

Status and Condition

This instrument is known from a single historic document only; it is presumed to be no longer extant.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 10, 2005.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Three manuals. 35 ranks.


  • Church previously had an 1863 Jardine. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

Online Documents

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Facade. Photo in church archives, courtesy of Samuel Baker (Before 1955)

Pipe organs in New York sponsored by Foley-Baker, Inc.

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  • Rochester Democrat & Chronicle Jan. 21, 1891 Pg. 6
    Rochester, New York
    First Baptist Church
    Frank Roosevelt, 1891  Opus 470
    Compass: 58/30
    16   Double Open Diapason
    8    Open Diapason
    8    Viol di Gamba
    8    Doppel Flute
    4    Octave
    4    Hohl Flute
    2 2/3  Octave Quint
    2    Super Octave
         Mixture  IV
    8    Trumpet
    16   Bourdon Bass     ]   split
    16   Bourdon Treble  ]   knob
    8    Open Diapason
    8    Salicional
    8    Stopped Diapason
    4    Gemshorn
    4    Flute Harmonique
    2    Flageolet
         Cornet  III
    8    Cornopean
    8    Oboe
    8    Vox Humana
    8    Geigen Principal
    8    Dolce
    8    Quintadena
    8    Concert Flute
    4    Fugara
    4    Flute d'Amour
    2    Piccolo Harmonique
    8    Clarionet
    16   Open Diapason
    16   Violone
    16   Bourdon
    10 2/3  Quint
    8    Violoncello
    16   Trombone
     [Received from Jim Lewis 2016-03-02.]
  • Click Here Rochester Democrat & Chronicle Jan. 21, 1891 Pg. 6 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.