Tonal alterations by George E. Babb, 1968. Originally built by Casavant Frères Ltée. - Opus 2292, 1955

OHS Database ID 46788.


Second Baptist Church
6400 Woodway Drive
Houston, Texas 77057

Sanctuary

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.

The organ is in good condition and in regular use.

We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2013-04-21.
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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1985-03-01

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The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 63 stops. 52 registers. 62 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons.

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  • Stoplist taken from the console March 1, 1985
           Houston, Texas
           Second Baptist Church
    
           Casavant/George Babb   1955/1968   4/62
           _____________________________________________________
    
           GREAT                            SWELL
       16' Flute Conique     68         16' Rohr Bourdon      68
        8' Open Diapason     68          8' Geigen Principal  68
        8' Violin Principal  68          8' Bourdon           68
        8' Hohl Flute        68          8' Salicional        68
        8' Gemshorn          68          8' Viola da Gamba    68
        4' Octave            68          8' Viola Celeste  GG 61
        4' Rohr Flute        68          4' Principal         68
    2 2/3' Twelfth           61          4' Harmonic Flute    68
        2' Fifteenth         61          2' Flautino          61
       IV  Fourniture       244         IV  Plein Jeu        244
      III  Mixture          183         16' Contra Fagotto    68
           Unison Off                    8' Trompette         68
           Super                         8' Oboe              68
           Chimes                        4' Clarion           68
                                            Tremulant
           CHOIR                            Sub
       16' Quintaten         68             Unison Off
        8' Viola             68             Super
        8' Concert Flute     68
        8' Dulciana          68             Carillonic Bells
        8' Unda Maris     GG 61             Bourdon Bells
        4' Violina           68             Flemish Bells
        4' Nachthorn         68
    2 2/3' Nazard            61             PEDAL
        2' Blockflöte        61         16' Open Diapason     32 wood
    1 3/5' Tierce            61         16' Violone           32 metal
        8' Trompette         68         16' Bourdon           32
        8' Clarinet          68         16' Flute Conique     GT
           Tremulant                    16' Rohr Bourdon      SW
           Sub                          16' Quintaten         CH
           Unison Off               10 2/3' Quint             32
           Super                         8' Principal         32
                                         8' Cello             12
           POSITIV                       8' Bass Flute        12
        8' Rohrflöte         61      5 1/3' Octave Quint      12
        4' Spitzprinzipal    61          4' Super Octave      12
        4' Nachthorn         61          4' Flute             12
    2 2/3' Nazard            61         16' Trombone          32
        2' Blockflöte        61         16' Contra Fagotto    SW
    1 3/5' Tierce            61          8' Tromba            12
    1 1/3' Quintflöte        61          4' Clarion           12
        1' Sifflöte          61
      III  Zimbel           183
    
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield May 25, 2010.]