Henry Erben (1832)

Location:

First Baptist Church
61 Church Street
Charleston, SC 29401 US
Gallery
Organ ID: 2641

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 1 manuals. 8 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Stops: 8
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 17
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 01, 2007:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- According to the church's history brochure, the hand pumped bellows were retained when the electric blower was added.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on August 30, 2007:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- There are no pedal stops, pulldown only. Wicks organ company added electric pulldowns in the 1990s. The instrument may be played from the Wicks console as an Antiphonal division.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From St. Finbar's R.C. Church 1880.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from undocumented source
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

1832 Henry Erben case: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1992-04-21

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