THE CHURCHES OF RICHMOND

Photography by John DeMajo

SECOND BAPTIST CHURCH
9614 River Road, Richmond, VA 23229

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
PIPE ORGAN INFORMATION AND SPECIFICATIONS
(as documented by Donald Traser)

Original Second Baptist Church
Main and Sixth streets

Henry Erben organ, 1872, 2m/19r

GREAT

16      Bourdon                       58 pipes, wood
8     Open Diapason                58 pipes, metal
8      Dulciana                      46 pipes, metal
8      Stopped Diapason Bass) 58 pipes, wood Melodia                 )
4     Octave                        58 pipes, metal
2      Fifteenth                     58 pipes, metal
II      Mixture (2 2/3)         116 pipes, metal
8      Trumpet                       58 pipes, metal
8      Clarionet                     46 pipes, metal

SWELL

8     Open Diapason                46 pipes, metal
8      Stopped Diapason Bass  58 pipes, wood & metal
Stopped Diapason Treble
4     Flute Harmonique        58 pipes, metal
4      Violana                       58 pipes, metal
2      Piccolo                       58 pipes, metal

8      Haubtoy                       58 pipes, metal
II    Cornet (2 2/3)                 116 pieps, metal
Vox Tremulo

PEDAL

16    Dougle Open Diapason      27 pipes, wood

 

COUPLERS

Great Organ to Pedals; Swell Organ to Pedals; Swell Organ to Great

COMPOSITION PEDALS ON GREAT ORGAN

1.    Draws full Great Organ
2.    Throws off Chorus Stops
3.      Reversible Coupler to Great and Pedal Organs
4.    A balance Swell

 

Information from dedication program

 

Kimball organ, 1906, 3m/32r(?)

GREAT

16    Double Open Diapason
8     Open Diapason
8     Gamba
8     Dopple Flute
8      Gemshorn
4      Principal
2      Fifteenth
8      Trumpet

SWELL

16      Bourdon Treble)
16      Bourdon Bass  )
8     Open Diapason
8      Stopped Diapason
8      Salicional
8      Aeoline
8     Vox Celeste
4     Violin
4     Flute Harmonic
8      Cornopean
8     Oboe Orchestral
8      Bassoon
8     French Horn
8     Vox Humana
Tremolo

CHOIR

16    Contra Gamba

8      Melodia
8     Viola
8      Dulciana
4     Flute D'Amour
2      Piccolo
8      Clarinet
Tremolo

PEDAL

16    Double Open Diapason
16      Bourdon
16      Dulciana
8     Bass Flute

COUPLERS
Swell to Great; Swell to Great at Octaves; Choir to Great; Choir to Great at Sub Octaves; Swell to Choir; Great to Pedal; Swell to Pedal; Swell to Pedal Super; Choir to Pedal; Pedal to Octaves

Information from Richmond News Leader, February 10, 1906

 

9614 River Road

M. P. Moller organ, 1988, Opus 11771, 3m/49r

GREAT

16      Gedackt                                   12 pipes
8      Principal                                 61 pipes
8     Bordun                                    61 pipes
4     Octave                                    61 pipes
4      Nachthorn                                 61 pipes
2     Super Octave                              61 pipes
III-IV Mixture                                   208 pipes
8      Dulzian                                   61 pipes
Chimes

SWELL

16    Contra Viola
8      Rohrflote                                 61 pipes
8     Viola Pomposa                             61 pipes
8     Viola Celeste                             61 pipes
4      Principal                                 61 pipes
4      Waldflote                                 61 pipes
2      Blockflote                          61 pipes
III-V Plein Jeu                           244 pipes
III-IV Cymbel (prep.)                       -----
16      Bassoon                                   12 pipes
8      Trompette                                 61 pipes
8      Hautbois                                  61 pipes
4      Clarion                                   12 pipes
Tremulant

CHOIR


8      Holzgedackt                         61 pipes
8     Flute Celeste (II)                        122 pipes
4      Principal                                 61 pipes
4      Spillflote                          61 pipes
2 2/3 Nazard                                    61 pipes
2      Octavin                                   61 pipes
1 3/5 Tierce                                    49 pipes
1 1/3 Quintflote                          61 pipes
III-IV Zimbel                                    208 pipes
8      English Horn                              61 pipes
8      Cromorne (prep.)                    -----
8      Trompette Royale
Tremulant

 

PEDAL

32      Untersatz                                 7 pipes
16      Principal                                 12 pipes
16      Subbass                                   32 pipes
16    Contra Viola                         12 pipes
16      Gedackt (Choir?)                    -----
8      Principal                                 32 pipes
8      Rohrflote                                 -----
4     Choral Bass                          12 pipes
IV      Mixture                                   128 pipes
32    Contra Bombarde (1/2 length)            12 pipes
16      Bombarde                                  32 pipes
16      Bassoon                                   -----
8      Trompette                                 12 pipes
4      Hautbois                                  -----

ANTIPHONAL

8      Gedackt                                   61 pipes
8      Gemshorn                                  61 pipes
8      Gemshorn Celeste                    49 pipes
4      Principal                                 61 pipes
4      Koppelflote                         12 pipes
2      Octavin                                   12 pipes
1 1/3 Quint            

ANTIPHONAL PEDAL

16      Holzbordun                          12 pipes

Information from dedication program, September 11, 1988

Schantz provided the following modifications after the 1988 Moller project:

    • 1.       Added in the pedal division the Prestant (16/8)
    • 2.       Moved the 8 Dulzian from the Gt to the Ch
    • 3.       Added the 8 Trompete to the Gt