The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Baptist Church
300 S. Davidson Street
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 36686.

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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 3, 2011.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 44 stops. 62 registers. 67 ranks. 3776 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top. 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. 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 through online information from David Ritch. (Database Manager. September 28, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. January 3, 2011)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Pulpit, choir loft, and organ. Photograph by David Ritch 2008-09-17
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1993-09-24

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications

  •        Charlotte, North Carolina
           First Baptist Church
    
           Casavant   Op. 3666   1989   3/67
    
           Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
           ____________________________________________________
    
           GRAND ORGUE                  RÉCIT
       16' Violon             12    16' Bourdon              12 w
        8' Montre             61     8' Flûte majeure        61
        8' Violon             61     8' Viole de gambe       61
        8' Bourdon            61     8' Voix céleste      GG 54
        4' Prestant           61     8' Flûtes célestes II  110
        4' Flûte              61     4' Principal            61
        2' Doublette          61     4' Flûte octaviante     61
      III  Cornet         tc 147     2' Octavin              61
    II-IV  Grande fourniture 208    VI  Plein jeu           366
       VI  Fourniture        366    16' Basson  (1-12 L/2)   61     
       16' Bombarde 1-12 L/2  61     8' Trompette harmonique 61
        8' Trompette          61     8' Hautbois             61
           Tremblant                 8' Voix humaine         61
           Unison Off                4' Clairon harmonique   61
           Chimes                       Tremblant
        8' Trompette royale   PO     8' Trompette royale     PO
    
           POSITIF EXPRESSIF            PÉDALE
        8' Principal          61    32' Basse acoustique     --
        8' Voce umana      GG 54    16' Montre               32
        8' Flûte harmonique   49    16' Soubasse             32
          (1-12 from Bourdon)       16' Violon               GO
        8' Bourdon            61    16' Bourdon              RE
        4' Octave             61     8' Octavebasse          32
        4' Flûte à fuseau     61     8' Flûte couverte       12
    2 2/3' Nazard             61     8' Violon               GO
        2' Quarte de nazard   61     8' Bourdon              RE
    1 3/5' Tierce             61     4' Octave               32
    1 1/3' Larigot            61     4' Bourdon              RE
        V  Cymbale           305    IV  Mixture             128
        8' Trompette          61    32' Contrebombarde L/2   12
        8' Cromorne           61    16' Bombarde             32
           Tremblant                16' Basson               RE
        8' Trompette royale   61     8' Trompette            12
          (hooded, high pressure)    8' Baryton              RE
           Sub                       4' Clairon              12
           Unison Off                4' Soprano              RE
           Super                     8' Trompete royale      PO
    
       [Received online from Jeff Scofield  January 3, 2011]
  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.