First Presbyterian Church in Kerrville

First Presbyterian Church in Kerrville / Texas, USA

builder: Jehmlich Orgelbau Dresden GmbH
construction year: 2004 / 2006 (opus 1152)
key action: electrical
stop action: electrical
system of chest: slider chest

 

specification:

   
I. CHOIR C-c4
  II. GREAT ORGAN C-c4
1. Bordun
8'
  12. Principal
16'
2. Dulzflöte
8'
  13. Rohrgedackt
16'
3. Viola d'amour
8'
  14. Octave
8'
4. Unda maris (ab c°)
8'
  15. Koppelflöte
8'
5. Principal
4'
  16. Flûte harmonique
8'
6. Fugara
4'
  17. Viola da Gamba
8'
7. Rohrflöte
4'
  18. Octave
4'
8. Principalflöte
2'
  19. Spitzflöte
4'
9. Sifflöte
1 1/3'
  20. Quinte
2 2/3'
10. Zimbel
III
  21. Octave
2'
11. Cromorne
8'
  22. Terz
1 3/5'
tremulant     23. Mixtur
V
 
  24. Fagott
16'
 
  25. Trompete
8'
         
III. SWELL ORGAN C-c4 PEDAL C-g1  
26. Bordun
16'
42. Untersatz
32'
27. Principal amabile
8'
43. Principal
16'
28. Doppelflöte
8'
44. Subbass
16'
29. Salicional
8'
45. Octave
8'
30. Voix céleste (ab c°)
8'
46. Cello
8'
31. Ital. Principal
4'
47. Gedacktbass
8'
32. Salicet
4'
48. Choralbass
4'
33. Nasat
2 2/3'
49. Hintersatz
IV
34. Hohlflöte
2'
50. Posaune
16'
35. Plein jeu
IV
51. Trompete
8'
36. Cornett
III
   
37. Bombarde
16'
   
38. Trompette harmonique
8'
   
39. Oboe
8'
   
40. Clairon
4'
   
41. Zimbelstern
   
tremulant    
         
COUPLERS AND REGISTRATION AID  
couplers
Great/II; Great/I; Swell/II; Swell/I
Choir/II; Choir/I
Great/P; Swell/P; Choir/P
     
Crescendo      
Tutti      
adjustable combination system for 4000 combination    
       
       

The Choir and Swell windchests will be delivered in a later step.

 

Technical Installation and voicing of the organ in Kerrville during May - June 2004

Building up the organ 1. weekBuilding up the organ 2. week

Building up the organ 3. weekThe technical installation is finished now the voicer start to work

 

 

Photo´s from our workshop

We would like to use this way to give all interested people an impression of the construction of the new organ for the First Presbyterian Church in Kerrville.

 

August / September 2003

stored woodprecutting the wood to length

melting the alloy casting the plain metal

casting the plain metal

making of wooden pipes

forming the upper lip of a wooden pipe magazin bellow in traditional wood work construction

October / November 2003

pipe parts are cut to size

making of the windchestsassembling the windchest parts

construction of the organ casepreassembling the choir organ case

December 2003 / January 2004

construction of the organ case

construction of the windchestsconstruction of the windchest supports

construction of the ventilsconstruction of the windtrunk

detail of the organ casedetail of the organ case

construction of the organ case for the choir

February 2004

adjusting the sliders of the windchestsrackboards for the pipes

adjusting the tone ventils on the windchests

construction of organ case partsassembling the windchests

assembling the windchestsstaining the organ case

lacquering the organ caseparts of the organ case

burning the pipe holesburning the pipe holes

the console

details of the consoledetails of the console

details of the consolelocked console

March 2004

building up the organ in the preassembling hallbuilding up the organ in the preassembling hall

building up the organ in the preassembling hallbuilding up the organ in the preassembling hall

building up the organ in the preassembling hallbuilding up the organ in the preassembling hall

building up the organ in the preassembling hall

choirpipes from the stop Mixtur

building up the organ in the preassembling hallbuilding up the organ in the preassembling hall

carefully packaging of all organ partscarefully packaging of all organ parts

storing all organ parts into the containerstoring all organ parts into the container

storing all organ parts into the container

storing all organ parts into the containerstoring all organ parts into the container

Bon voyage to Kerrville!

May 2004

All organ parts arrived safety in Kerrville, the Installation of the organ can start!

Installation of the organ in KerrvillePulling up all organ parts to the gallery

Building up the organ caseInstallation of the electric

Installation of the organInstallation of the organ

Installation of the organ

Installation of the organThe technical installation is finished now the voicer start to work

May / June 2004

Voicing the organ.

Voicing the organVoicing the organ

The organ was officially dedicated during the 11:00 worship service on June 20, 2004 and a Service of Celebration took place at 7:00 p.m. that same evening.