The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Presbyterian Church
110 N. Adams Street
Tallahassee, Florida 32301

OHS Database ID 8596.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 2, 2007.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Suspended mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 26 stops. 37 ranks. 1279 pipes. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a floor-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard. Hitchdown couplers.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1996 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Kellner unequal temperament. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ is in a solid cherry case. The facade is 5-sectional with 65 pipes arranged: 7-22-7-22-7. The 7's are towers dividing flats of 22 pipes which are divided into upper and lower flats of 11 pipes each. The Choir is in Brustwerk position and is enclosed by doors that are manually positioned. According to the Taylor & Boody website, there are only 3 prepared-for stops: the 2' Gemshorn and IV Cornet on the Great; and the IV Scharff on the Choir. When completed, the organ will have 26 registers, 26 stops, and 37 ranks. (Database Manager. June 14, 2005)
  • The three prepared-for stops were added in 2011. (Database Manager. October 2, 2007)

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  • Specification from builder's web site
    Tallahassee, Florida
    First Presbyterian Church
    
    Taylor & Boody Organbuilders   Opus 20   1992
    2 manuals, 26 stops, 37 ranks
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            GREAT ORGAN                        CHOIR ORGAN
        16' Bourdon           56            8' Gedackt           56
         8' Principal         56            8' Quintadena        56
         8' Rohrflöte         56            4' Principal         56
         8' Baarpijp          56            4' Spitzgedackt      56
         4' Octave            56            2' Octave            56
         4' Spielflöte        56        1 1/3' Quinte            56
         3' Nasat             56               Sesquialtera II  112
         2' Superoctave       56               Scharf IV        224 a
         2' Gemshorn          56 a          8' Dulcian           56
            Cornet IV          ? a
            Mixture IV-V       ?               COUPLERS
         8' Trompet           56               Choir to Great
                                               Great to Pedal
            PEDAL ORGAN                        Choir to Pedal
        16' Subbass           30
         8' Octave            30               MECHANICALS
         4' Octave            30               Tremulant
        16' Posaune           30               Bellows Signal
         8' Trompet           30
    
         a  prepared-for stops added in 2011
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2015-04-13]
    
    
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