Pipe Organ Database

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E.F. Walcker & Cie. (Opus 5926, 1996)

Location:

First Baptist Church
601 E. Tugalo St.
Toccoa, GA 30577 US
Organ ID: 27315

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ is unaltered 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 June 08, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 62 ranks. 3,384 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 48 stops. 60 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on June 08, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 48
  • Registers: 60
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on June 08, 2018.
Jim Stettner on December 20, 2021:

From the church website, "In 1996, the church dedicated the new pipe organ designed by Dr. James Mellichamp who was organist at the time."

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on December 20, 2021.

Database Manager on August 03, 2007:

Identified through online information from Douglas W. Craw.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From Walcker website
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Keith Williamson. Taken on 2018-06-07

Sanctuary and Organ Cases: Photograph by Keith Williamson. Taken on 2018-06-07

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