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First United Methodist Church
920 North Blvd.
Baton Rouge, Louisiana 70802

OHS Database ID 65205.

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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 January 31, 2020.

Technical Details

Slider chests with EP pull-downs (externally mounted).

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 45 stops. 3334 registers. 57 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console. The console is movable.

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.


  • The Swell and Choir open into both the chancel and nave, with shutter controls. (Jeff Scofield. January 31, 2020)

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Chancel, case and façade pipes. Photograph courtesy of Casavant Frères

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  • . Source: Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           Baton Rouge, Louisiana
           First United Methodist Church
           Casavant   Op. 3932   2020   4/57
           GREAT                            SWELL
       16' Principal Bass    61 a       16' Bourdon               12
        8' Principal         61 b        8' Diapason              61
        8' Chimney Flute     61          8' Stopped Diapason      61
        4' Octave            61          8' Viole de Gambe        61
        4' Open Flute        61          8' Voix Celeste          54
    2 2/3' Quint             61          4' Principal             61
        2' Super Octave      61          4' Harmonic Flute        61
      III  Cornet           183      2 2/3' Nasard                61
     IV-V  Mixture  1 1/3'  293          2' Piccolo               61
        8' Trumpet           61      1 3/5' Tierce                61
        4' Clarion           61      II-IV  Grave Mixture        194
           Tremulant                   III  Sharp Mixture        183
           Unison Off                   16' English Horn          61
           Chimes            dg          8' Trompette harmonique  61
                                         8' Oboe                  61
           CHOIR                         8' English Horn          12
                                         4' Clairon harmonique    61
       16' Contra Geigen     12 c           Tremulant
        8' Geigen Principal  61             Sub
        8' Cor de Nuit       61             Unison Off
        8' Flute Celeste     49             Super
        4' Geigen Octave     61             Harp                  dg
        4' Spire Flute       61             Celesta               dg
        2' Gemshorn          61             Cymbalstern
      III  Mixture   1'     183 d           Sostenuto                e
        8' French Horn       61             Nave Expression Off
        8' Clarinet          61
           Tremulant                        PEDAL
           Unison Off                   32' Contra Violone        dg
           Super                        32' Contra Bourdon        dg
           Sostenuto            e       16' Contrabass            dg
           Nave Expression Off          16' Subbass               32
                                        16' Principal             GT
           SOLO                         16' Geigen                CH
                                        16' Bourdon               SW
       16' Contra Geigen     CH     10 2/3' Quint                 --
        8' Geigen Principal  CH          8' Octavebass            32
        8' Harmonic Flute    54 f        8' Bourdon               32
        8' Viola             61          8' Stopped Diapason      SW
        8' Viola Celeste tc  49          4' Choral Bass           32
        4' Concert Flute     12          4' Harmonic Flute        SO
        4' Violin            12          2' Octave                12
           Tremulant                    32' Theorbo               dg
           Sub                          32' Contra Trombone       dg 
           Unison Off                   32' Contra Bassoon        dg g
           Super                        16' Trombone              32 h
       16' Tuba              tc         16' English Horn          SW
        8' Tuba              61          8' Tromba                12
        8' French Horn       CH          8' Tuba                  SO
        8' English Horn      SW          8' French Horn           CH
           Chimes            dg          4' Clarion               12
           Harp              dg          4' English Horn          SW
           Celesta           dg             Chimes                dg
           Sostenuto            e
        a  1-3 Haskell wooden pipes
        b  bass in façade
        c  Haskell pipes
        d  2' from tenor C
        e  thumb piston with indicator light
        f  1-7 from Viola 8
        g  affected by Swell expression
        h  1-12 wood resonators
                 [Received from Jeff Scofield January 31, 2020]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.