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Lavern Norwood (1962ca.)

Originally M. P. Möller (1925ca.)

Location:

First Baptist Church
209 N. Walnut St.
Florence, AL 35630 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 66046

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on August 07, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by Lavern Norwood
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 07, 2020.

Swell:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by M. P. Möller
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 07, 2020.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by M. P. Möller
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 07, 2020.
Main (chancel):
  • Built by M. P. Möller
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on August 07, 2020.
Jim Stettner on August 07, 2020:

Identified through online infrmation from Florence resident and organist Randy Terry. -- Original organ by Moller installed in a church in Birmingham, Alabama, and relocated to Florence c1962 by Lavern Norwood and installed in the Sanctuary of First Baptist Church with significant tonal changes. A new great Principal chorus was installed on a new chest. A 16' Quintaten, 8' Rohrflute, 4'Harmonic Flute, and 2-2/3 Nazard were also added.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on August 07, 2020.

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