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First Presbyterian Church
400 Glen Street
Glens Falls, New York 12801

OHS Database ID 21992.

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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 June 30, 2012.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 54 registers. 69 ranks.

The organ is in center 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. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. Concave radiating pedalboard (not AGO standard dimensions). 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.

Notes

  • Identified from the Reuter Opus List, provided by Chris Leaver, Reuter Organ Co., November, 2005. -- Rebuild of existing Reuter organ of 1991. (Database Manager. November 24, 2005)
  • Updated through on-line information from K. Bryan Kirk, church organist.. -- Solo Division added in 2004 and pedal 32' flues added by Walker Technical Co. This organ console also controls a separate 1973 III/59 Casavant in rear gallery of 60 ranks. Total ranks of both organs is 129. (Database Manager. January 21, 2006)

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Photographs

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Gallery Organ. Photograph by Sam Cherubin (December 2015)
Chancel Organ and Altar. Photograph by Sam Cherubin (December 2015)
Console with Gallery Organ in Background. Photograph by Sam Cherubin (December 2015)
32' Contra Posaune Pipes. Photograph by Sam Cherubin (December 2015)

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from the church website

  •        Glens Falls, New York
           First Presbyterian Church
    
           Casavant   Op. 3170   1973   3/60
           Reuter	  Op. 2148   1991   4/69
           Reuter                2004   Solo division added
           ____________________________________________________
    
           CHANCEL GREAT		      CHANCEL PEDAL
       16' Violone                    32' Contra Violone	 dg
        8' Diapason			  32' Contra Bourdon     dg
        8' Harmonic Flute             16' Open Wood Diapason 32
        8' Violone          12	  16' Principal		 dg
        8' Bourdon			  16' Bourdon		 32
        4' Octave			  16' Violone		 GT
        4' Spillflute		  16' Rohrbourdon	 SW
    3 1/5' Gross Tierce		   8' Principal          32
    2 2/3' Twelfth			   8' Bass Flute	 12
        2' Fifteenth		   8' Violone		 GT
       IV  Mixture			   8' Rohrflute		 SW
      III  Cymbel			   4' Octave		 12
        8' Trumpet			   4' Flute		 12
           Tremolo			  IV  Mixture           128
           Sub			  32' Contra Posaune F/L 32
           Unison Off		  16' Posaune		 12
           Super			  16' Bombarde		 SO
        8' Tuba             SO	  16' Fagotto		 SW
        8' French Horn      SO	  16' Bass Clarinet	 CH
        8' English Horn     SO	   8' Posaune		 12
    				   8' Bombarde		 SO
           CHANCEL SWELL		   8' Fagotto		 SW
       16' Rohrbourdon		   4' Bombarde Clairon   SO
        8' Geigen Diapason  	   4' Schalmey		 32
        8' Rohrflute		   4' English Horn	 SO
        8' Salicional		   8' Imperial Trompette SO
        8' Voix céleste GG		   8' Tuba		 SO
        8' Flauto Dolce
        8' Flauto céleste GG              GALLERY GRAND ORGUE
        4' Geigen Octave    12	  16' Bourdon
        4' Nachthorn		   8' Montre II		    b
    2 2/3' Nazard                      8' Flûte à cheminée
        2' Flautino			   4' Prestant
    1 3/5' Tierce			   4' Flûte conique
       IV  Plein Jeu		   2' Doublette
       16' Fagotto			 III  Cornet (mounted)
        8' Trompette		  IV  Fourniture
        8' Oboe			 III  Cymbale
        8' Vox Humana		   8' Trompette
        4' Clairon			      Zimbelstern	    **
           Tremolo
           Vox Tremolo		      GALLERY RÉCIT
           Sub			   8' Bourdon
           Unison Off		   8' Viole de Gambe
           Super			   8' Voix céleste       tc 
           All Swells to Swell	   4' Octave
    				   4' Flûte octaviante
           CHANCEL CHOIR		   2' Octavin
       16' Gedeckt Bass     12	   V  Plein jeu
        8' Holzgedeckt		  16' Basson    L/2
        8' Lieblich Gedeckt		   8' Hautbois
        8' Viola			   8' Voix humaine (Musette)
        8' Viola Celeste GG		   4' Clairon
        4' Prestant			      Treblant
        4' Koppelflöte		      Octaves graves
    2 2/3' Quint
        2' Blockflöte		      GALLERY POSITIF
    1 3/5' Terz			   8' Flûte bouchée
    1 1/3' Klein Quint		   4' Prestant (en-façade)
       IV  Scharff			   4' Flûte à fuseau
       16' Cromorne         12 *   2 2/3' Nasard
        8' Klein Trompete      *	   2' Quarte de nasard
        8' Cromorne		       1 3/5' Tierce
           Tremolo		       1 1/3' Larigot
           Sub                        IV  Fourniture
           Unison Off		 III  Cymbale
           Super			   8' Cromorne
        8' Tuba             SO	      Tremblant
           Glockenstern        **
    				      GALLERY PÉDALE
           CHANCEL SOLO		  16' Montre (en-façade)
        8' Major Flute         *	  16' Soubasse
        8' Viole d'Orchestre   *	   8' Octavebasse
        8' Viole Céleste       *	   8' Bourdon
       16' Bombarde         12 *	   4' Basse de choral
        8' Bombarde            *	  IV  Fourniture
        8' French Horn         *	  16' Bombade
        8' English Horn        *	   8' Trompette
        8' Vox Humana       SW	   4' Chalumeau
        4' Bombarde Clarion 12 *
           Tremolo
           Sub
           Unison Off
           Super
        8' Tuba                * 18"
        8' Imperial Trompette  a
           Chimes           dg
           Harp             dg
    
        *  added in 2004
       **  added in 2006
        a  polished copper en-chamade pipes mounted horizontally 
           on top of Casavant gallery case
        b  en façade, double rank from tc
    
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield July 12, 2012]
  • Stoplist from the church website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.