Atlanta First United Methodist Church

Five Manuals, Ninety-three Pipe Ranks

Angular photo of 5-manual, 93-rank A E Schlueter pipe organ installed at First United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia

SPECIFICATION:

Great (Manual II):
32 Contre Bourdon
16 Bourdon
16 Violone
8 First Open Diapason
8 Second Open Diapason
8 Violone
8 Harmonic Flute
8 Rohrflote
5 1/3 Gross Quint
4 Octave
4 Prestant
4 Rohr Flute
3 1/5 Gross Tierce
2 2/3 Twelfth
2 Super Octave
2 Waldflote
III Cornet
V Fourniture 1 1/3
IV Scharf 2/3
16 Contre Trompete
16 Trombone
8 Trompete
8 Tromba
8 Festival Trumpet
4 Clarion
Tremulant
Chimes
Great 4
Midi on Great A
Midi on Great B

Swell (Manual III):
16 Lieblich Gedeckt
8 Violin Diapason
8 Traverse Flute
8 Stopped Flute
8 Viola de Gambe
8 Viola Celeste
8 Viol Dolce Celeste II
8 Flute Celeste II
4 Prestant
4 Harmonic Flute
4 Unda Maris Celeste II
2 2/3 Nazard
2 Flageolet
1 3/5 Tierce
IV-VI Plein Jeu Grave 2
III-IV Plein Jeu Acuta 2/3
16 Bombarde
16 Contre Fagotto
8 Trompette
8 Oboe
8 Vox Humana
4 Clarion
4 Fagotto Clarion
Tremulant
Swell to Swell 16
Swell Unison Off
Swell to Swell 4
Midi on Swell A
Midi on Swell B

String (Manual III):
16 Viol Celeste II
8 Viol de Orchestra
8 Viol Celeste Sharp
8 Viol Celeste Flat
8 Dulcet Celeste II
4 Violina Celeste II
4 Dulcet Celeste II
8 Vox Mystique
Tremulant
String Unison Off

Choir (Manual I):
16 Quintaton
8 Weit Principal
8 Voce Umana
8 Bourdon
8 Gemshorn
8 Gemshorn Celeste
8 Unda Maris II
4 Principal
4 Nachthorn
2 2/3 Nasat
2 Wald Flute
1 3/5 Terz
1 1/3 Larigot
1 1/7 Septieme
1 Sifflote
8/9 None
IV Choral Mixture 2
III-IV Terz-Cymbal 1/2
16 Corno di Basseto
16 Dulzian
8 Clarinet
8 Holzregal
8 Tromba
4 Rohr Schalmei
8 Harp
4 Celesta
Tremulant
Choir to Choir 16
Choir Unison Off
Choir to Choir 4
Midi on Choir/Pos A
Midi on Choir/Pos B

Antiphonal (Manual V):
16 Bourdon
8 Principal
8 Gamba
8 Salicional
8 Voix Celeste
8 Gedeckt
8 Flute Celeste II
4 Principal
4 Harmonic Flute
2 2/3 Nazard
2 Blockflote
IV Mixture 2
16 Contre Trumpet
8 Harmonic Trumpet
8 Flugel Horn
Tremulant
Antiphonal to Antiphonal 16
Antiphonal Unison Off
Antiphonal to Antiphonal 4

Solo (Manual IV):
8 Major Open Diapason
8 Violincello
8 Violincello Celeste
8 Doppelflote
8 Flauto Mirabilis
4 Claribel Flute
V Eclat 2
16 Tuba Magna
8 Tuba Mirabilis
8 Tromba
8 English Horn
8 Harmonic Trumpet
8 Festival Trumpet
8 French Horn
8 English Horn
4 Tuba Clarion
Tremulant
Solo to Solo 16
Solo Unison Off
Solo to Solo 4
Midi on Solo A
Midi on Solo B

Trompeteria (Manual V):
16 Trompette en Chamade (TC)
16 State Trumpet
8 Trompette en Chamade
8 State Trumpet
8 Tuba Mirabilis
4 Trompette en Chamade
4 State Trumpet
V Tierce Mixture

Pedal:
32 Contre Diapason
32 Contre Bourdon
32 Contre Violone
16 Principal
16 Wood Open
16 Violone
16 Bourdon
16 Lieblich Gedeckt
16 Quintaton
8 Octave
8 Violone
8 Bourdon
8 Gedeckt
4 Choralbass
4 Nachthorn
4 Rohr Flute
2 Octavin
IV Mixture 2 2/3
32 Contra Bombarde
32 Contra Basson
16 Ophicleide
16 Trombone
16 Bombarde
16 Contre Fagotto
16 Corno di Basseto
8 Festival Trumpet
8 Bombarde
8 Tromba
4 Clarion
4 Clarinet
Midi on Pedal A
Midi on Pedal B

Antiphonal Pedal:
32 Echo Bourdon
16 Principal
16 Bourdon
8 Octave
8 Gedeckt
16 Contre Trompette



Coupler Rail
Great to Pedal 8, 4
Swell to Pedal 8, 4
Choir to Pedal 8, 4
Solo to Pedal 8
Trompeteria to Pedal 8
String to Pedal 8
Antiphonal to Pedal 8

Swell to Great 16, 8, 4
Choir to Great 16, 8, 4
Solo to Great 8
Trompeteria to Great 8
String to Great 8
Antiphonal to Great 8

Swell to Choir 16, 8, 4
Solo to Choir 8
Trompeteria to Choir 8
String to Choir 8
Antiphonal to Choir 8

Trompeteria to Swell 8
Antiphonal to Swell 8

String to Solo 8

Solo on Swell Pedal


Photo taken from inside organ chamber looking out through the center of the pipe organ facade at First United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia Photo of the 5-manual A E Schlueter console at First United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia Photo taken from inside organ chamber looking down at pipes behind the facade at First United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia




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Photo of Schlueter wood shop technicians gluing up console table for the 5-manual, 93-rank A E Schlueter pipe organ installed at First United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia
Glue up of console table.

Photo of the console table after glue-up in the Schlueter wood shop for the 5-manual, 93-rank A E Schlueter pipe organ installed at First United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia
Console table after glue up.

Photo of console parts after glue-up in the Schlueter wood shop for the 5-manual, 93-rank A E Schlueter pipe organ installed at First United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia
More console parts being glued up. Some will be turned on a lathe for columns.

Photo of console parts being routed in the Schlueter wood shop for the 5-manual, 93-rank A E Schlueter pipe organ installed at First United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia
Console parts being routed.

Photo of slider grid being glued up in the Schlueter production shop for the 5-manual, 93-rank A E Schlueter pipe organ installed at First United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia
Slider grid being glued up on vacuum table.

Photo of slider grid after being glued up in the Schlueter production shop for the 5-manual, 93-rank A E Schlueter pipe organ installed at First United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia
Slider grid after being glued up.

Photo of sliders being cleaned in preparation for installation in chest in the Schlueter production shop for the 5-manual, 93-rank A E Schlueter pipe organ installed at First United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia
Sliders are being cleaned prior to installation in chest.

Photo of toeboards ready for installation of telescopes in the Schlueter production shop for the 5-manual, 93-rank A E Schlueter pipe organ installed at First United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia
Toeboards ready for toe-hole telescopes to be installed.

Photo of toeboards after installation of telescopes in the Schlueter production shop for the 5-manual, 93-rank A E Schlueter pipe organ installed at First United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia
Toeboards with slider telescopes installed.

Photo of action boards being cleaned in preparation for installation in the Schlueter production shop for the 5-manual, 93-rank A E Schlueter pipe organ installed at First United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia
Action boards being cleaned.

Photo of bottom boards in various stages of assembly in the Schlueter production shop for the 5-manual, 93-rank A E Schlueter pipe organ installed at First United Methodist Church in Atlanta, Georgia
Bottom boards in various stages of assembly.