Pipe Organ Database

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James Miller (1968)

Originally W. W. Kimball Co. (1941)

Location:

First Baptist Church
1100 Court St.
Lynchburg, VA 24501 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 49644

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Brethren (Church of the Brethren)
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 46 stops.
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 May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 46
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • 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 Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 29, 2012:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- In 1941, Kimball moved the existing organ to the sanctuary's newly added divided chancel and renovated the organ with tonal changes; James Miller's work in 1968 included a new Möller console.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from the console August 26, 1997
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1997-08-26

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1997-08-26

Sanctuary interior and facade pipes: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1997-08-26

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