OHS Database ID 51236.
This organ is no longer whole; parts were dispersed, and some may have been re-used in a different installation.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 16, 2016.
Electro-pneumatic (EP) unit chests.
Three manuals. 2 divisions. 40 stops. 66 registers. 14 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.
The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Horseshoe style console. The console is in a fixed position, right.
Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Setterboard. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.
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|Building Exterior (ca. 1940). Vintage postcard; image courtesy of William Dunklin|
|Chancel. Photograph from The Diapason (March 1, 1931); image courtesy of Steven E. Lawson|
|Console. Bill Brown Archive; image courtesy Lew Williams 1965-01-30|
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Phoenix, Arizona First Baptist Church Rudolf Wurlitzer Co. Opus 2008. 1929 Pipe data from Theater Organ, Spring, 1962 Pipework Analysis: Great Chamber Wind Pressure: 8" Principal Diapason 16'-4' 85 pipes, 1-12 open wood Gemshorn 8'-4 73 pipes, Special taper Traverse Flute 8'-4' 73 pipes, Concert Flute, open wood Violin Diapason 8' 61 pipes, Special (Horn Diapason) Tibia Clausa 16'-4' 85 pipes, Standard Small CC: 11.5" x 9"; wood Dulciana 8' 61 pipes, Standard Clarinet 8' 61 pipes, Small Scale Special Trumpet 8'-4' 73 pipes, Small Scale Special Swell Chamber Wind Pressure: 8", Vox Humana 8" Diapason Phonon 8' 61 pipes, Standard Scale 44, leathered lips Stopped Flute 16'-2' 97 pipes, Standard stopped wood Lieblich Flute Salicional 8'-4' 73 notes, Standard Voix Celeste 8' 61 notes, Standard Oboe Horn 16'-4' 85 notes, 16' Contra Fagotto Vox Humana 8' 61 notes, Standard Great Six blank tablets Principal Diapason 8' Tibia Clausa 8' Concert Flute 8' Gemshorn 8' Octave 4' Gemshorn 4' Trumpet 8' Sub Octave Unison Off Octave Swell to Great Sub, Unison, Octave Choir to Great Sub, Unison, Octave Tremulant Swell 13 blank tablets Bourdon 16' Diapason Phonon 8' Stopped Flute 8' Salicional 8' Voix Celeste 8' Flute D'Amour 4' Salicet 4' Nazard 2 2/3' Flautino 2' Tierce 1 3/5' Contra Fagotto 16' Oboe Horn 8' Vox Humana 8' Oboe Clarion 4' Tremulant Vox Tremulant Sub Octave Unison Off Octave Choir to Swell Choir 3 blank tablets Gemshorn t.c. 16' Violin Diapason 8' Concert Flute 8' Gemshorn 8' Dulciana 8' Traverse Flute 4' Gemshorn 4' Dolce Twelfth 2 2/3' Piccolo 2' Clarinet 8' Sub Octave Unison Off Octave Swell to Choir Sub, Unison, Octave Pedal 5 blank tablets Acoustic Bass 32' (Tibia) Open Diapason 16' Bourdon 16' (Tibia) Lieblich Gedackt 16' (Std. Flute) Octave 8' Cello 8' Flute 8' Dolce 8' (Gemshorn) Gedeckt 8' (Std. Flute) Contra Fagotto 16' Great to Pedal Swell to Pedal Unison, Octave Choir to Pedal Crescendo Pedal Sforzando Pedal Great to Pedal Rev. toestud Divisional pistons: 1-8 Great, Swell, Choir General pistons: 1-8 Stops in a double bolster Console included extra blank stop tablets for a possible enlargement which never took place. In 1962, the organ was in original condition as installed. Stop tablets for stops white with black lettering, red lettering for reeds; black coupler tablets. [Received from Scot Huntington 2013-05-21.]