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A. David Moore Co., Organbuilders (2016)

Originally Moritz Baumgarten Sr. (1868)

Location:

St. Paul R.C. Church
3131 Hyde Park Road
Pensacola, FL 32503 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 58572

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on March 01, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 54 ranks. 2,594 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 51 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 51
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave straight pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 03, 2016:

Updated through online information from Fr. Doug Halsema.
Case and console are maple. Sliders are constructed out of quarter-sawn hardwood. Keyboard uses all bone naturals and ebony sharps from the Baumgarten Organ. Stop knobs/labels: Baumgarten originals and/or newly engraved in bone. Combination action: Sixteen general pistons placed over the three keyboards. General pistons 1-8 are duplicated by toe studs. Six divisional pistons each, for Choir, Swell, Great, and Pedal. The computer controlling the combination action is a model SK60 from Laukhuff organ supply company, Weikersheim, Germany which provides sixty memory levels. The Organ is designed for a maximum of 53 stops, not including Couplers.

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

Database Manager on June 24, 2016:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall.

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

Database Manager on June 13, 2016:

Altered and relocated existing organ. Identified by Stephen Hall, based on information learned from a conversation with Tim O'Toole.

Organ originally in Universalist Church in Roxbury, Massachusetts. Moved to St. Catherine of Siena Catholic Church in Boston (Charleston), Massachusetts in 1890s. Removed from St. Catherine's by Organ Clearing House. Rebuilt and enlarged for St. Paul's Catholic Church in Pensacola, Florida by A. David Moore. Installation began in 2014, substantially completed in 2016. The organ has 44 speaking stops, 29 of them are Baumgarten.

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 the factory specifications and compared to console August 9, 2016
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Choir Pipework (Ruckpositiv): Photograph by Fr. Doug Halsema. Taken on 2016-08-09

Console: Photograph by Fr. Doug Halsema. Taken on 2016-08-09

Drawknobs, Right Side: Photograph by Fr. Doug Halsema. Taken on 2016-08-09

Drawknobs, Left Side: Photograph by Fr. Doug Halsema. Taken on 2016-08-09

Church Interior and Altar: Photograph by Fr. Doug Halsema. Taken on 2016-01-26

Organ Case: Photograph by Fr. Doug Halsema. Taken on 2016-08-09

Console and Choir Division (right): Photograph by Fr. Doug Halsema. Taken on 2016-08-09

Console: Photograph by Fr. Doug Halsema. Taken on 2016-08-09

Console: Photograph by Fr. Doug Halsema. Taken on 2016-08-09

Organ Cases: Photograph by J. O. Love.

Nave and Organ Cases: Photograph by J. O. Love.

Church Exterior: Photograph by Fr. Doug Halsema. Taken on 2016-08-09

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