Ontko & Young Co., Opus 18, 1990.
Originally built by Skinner Organ Co. - Opus 326, 1920

OHS Database ID 9818.

First Baptist
Savannah Georgia

Renovation, restoration, or revision is in progress.

We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2009-02-10.

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The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.

Four manuals. 46 stops. 57 ranks.

Direct electric/electro-mechanical chests.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital 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.


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  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
    First Baptist, Savannah, Georgia
    1920 Skinner Organ Co. Op. 326/1990 Ontko  & Young Op. 18
    (Stoplist from Ontko & Young website 2001)
    (Restored stops marked with asterisk * )
    G R E A T
    16      Gemshorn
    8       Montre
    8       Bourdon*
    8       Gemshorn  (ext. 16')
    4       Prestant
    4       Flûte à cheminée*
    2 2/3   Quinte
    2       Doublette
            Fourniture IV-V
    8       Trompette  (Swell)
    S W E L L
    16      Lieblich gedeckt*
    8       Diapason*
    8       Stopped flute*
    8       Salicional*
    8       Voix céleste*
    4       Octave*
    4       Flauto traverso*
    2 2/3   Nasard
    2       Flautino
    1 3/5   Tierce
            Plein jeu  III-V
    16      Fagotto
    8       Trompette
    8       Hautbois
    8       Voix humaine*
    4       Clairon
    C H O I R
    8       Diapason*
    8       Concert flute*
    8       Dulciana*
    8       Unda maris  tc
    8       Quintadena*
    4       Octave (ext. 8')
    4       Flûte d'amour*
    2       Flageolet
    8       Clarinet*
    8       Trompette harmonique  (Solo)
    S O L O
    8       Flûte ouverte*
    4       Orchestral flute  (ext. 8')
    8       French horn*
    8       Clarinet  (Choir)
    8       Trompette harmonique
    4       Clairon harmonique  (ext. 8')
    E C H O
    8       Rohrflöte*
    8       Viole de gambe*
    8       Viole céleste*
    4       Principal*
    P E D A L
    32      Resultant
    16      Diapason*
    16      Violone*
    16      Bourdon*
    16      Gemshorn  (Great)
    16      Lieblich gedeckt  (Swell)
    8       Diapason  (ext. 16')
    8       Principal*
    8       Bass flute (ext. 16')
    8       Lieblich gedeckt  (Swell)
    4       Octave*
    4       Flute  (ext. 16')
    2       Flute  (ext. 16')
            Mixture  IV
    32      Cornet des bombardes
    16      Bombarde*  (ext. Solo Trp.)
    16      Fagotto  (Swell)
    8       Trompette harmonique  (Solo)
    8       Fagotto  (Swell)
    4       Clairon harmonique  (Solo)
    4       Fagotto  (Swell)
       All-electric main windchests throughout
       Reliable solid-state controls
       Attached console, with hand-crafted Honduras mahogany casework
       Rosewood drawknobs, maple tilting tablet