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First United Methodist Church
723 Center Street
Little Rock, Arkansas 72201

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 44114.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
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 March 8, 2010.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 41 stops. 52 registers. 58 ranks. 3250 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes. 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: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture 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.

Notes

  • Identified by Riley Wes Mitchell from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture. Altered by Nichols and Simpson (Database Manager. October 5, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Retained some stops from 1931 Möller Op. 5854 (Database Manager. March 8, 2010)

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-07-10
Church interior, chancel. Photograph by Jeff Scofield2 2017-07-10
Church interior, gallery. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-07-10
Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2017-07-10

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications

  •        Little Rock, Arkansas
           First United Methodist Church
    
           Casavant   Op. 3599   1985   3/58
    
           Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
    
        *  Pipes marked thus from the existing instrument
          [1931 Möller Op. 5854] may be incorporated into
           the new instrument at the discretion of the builder.
    
           GRAND ORGUE                    POSITIF EXPRESSIF
       16' Bourdon 61                  8' Principal 61
        8' Montre 61                   8' Nasongedeckt 61 *
        8' Flûte à cheminée 61         8' Gemshorn 61 *
        4' Prestant 61                 8' Gemshorn Celeste 49 tc *
        4' Flûte ouverte 61            4' Octave 61
        2' Doublette 61                4' Flûte à fuseau 61 *
       IV  Fourniture 244              2' Principal italien 61
      III  Cymbale 183             1 1/3' Quinte 61
        8' Trompette 61               II  Sesquialtera 122
           Unison Off                 IV  Cymbale 244
           Chimes (pf)                 8' Clarinette 61 *
                                          Tremblant
           RÉCIT                          Unison off
       16' Bourdon doux 12 (wood)         Super
        8' Flûte ouverte 61            8' Festival Trompette 61
          (1-12 stopped)
        8' Cor de nuit 61 *               PÉDALE
        8' Viole de gambe 61 *        32' Basse acoustique --
        8' Voix céleste 56 GG *       16' Contrebasse 32 *
        4' Octave 61                  16' Soubasse 32 *
        4' Flûte 61 *                 16' Bourdon GO
    2 2/3' Nazard 61                  16' Bourdon doux RE
        2' Quarte de nazard 61 *       8' Octavebasse 32
    1 3/5' Tierce 61                   8' Bourdon doux RE
        V  Plein jeu 305               4' Octave 32
       16' Basson-hautbois 12 L/2      4' Bourdon doux RE
        8' Trompette harmonique 61     V  Mixture 160
        8' Hautbois 61                16' Bombarde 32 *
        4' Clairon harmonique 61      16' Basson-hautbois RE
           Tremblant                   8' Trompette 12
           Super                       8' Hautbois RE
                                       4' Clairon 12
                                       4' Chalumeau 32 *
    
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield March 09, 2010.]
  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.