THE CHURCHES OF RICHMOND

Photography by John DeMajo

BETHLEHEM BAPTIST CHURCH
(Originally Fairmont Avenue Methodist Church)
1920 Fairmount Avenue, Richmond, VA 23223

 
 
ORGAN INFORMATION SUPPLIED BY DONALD TRASER

Bethlehem Baptist Church
(originally Fairmount Avenue Methodist Church)
Fairmount Avenue and 20th Street

Austin organ, 1927, Opus 1487, 2m/8r

GREAT

8     Open Diapason
8      Melodia
8      Dulciana

SWELL

8      Stopped Flute
8     Cello
8      Salicional
8     Vox Angelica
4      Harmonic Flute
Tremolo

PEDAL

16      Bourdon (Swell Stopped Flute)
16      Violone (Swell Cello)

The organ is located on the front wall of the nave, behind a grandiose facade.  All ranks except the Open Diapason are enclosed in a single swell box.  Choir area is in front of the organ, console centered.

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