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First Presbyterian Church of Allentown serves as caretaker for many precious instruments. To find out more about our instruments, click on the link below. Central to church worship for several hundred years, the organ is unlike any other instrument, capable of a full range of emotional contrasts that allow a congregation, in sacred song, to experience the words as well as the music of the church.
First Presbyterian’s magnificent pipe organ is one of Allentown’s finest. Designed in the 1950s by Richard Hartman, then FPCA’s Director of Music, in consultation with the Austin Organ Company of Hartford, CT, it was installed in our sanctuary in the spring of 1959, several months after the congregation began to worship in its new facility. The building and organ were designed to function as a cohesive unit, capable of supporting and enriching the singing experience of several hundred worshipers with beauty and grandeur.
The organ contains more than 4,000 pipes—small to huge, wood and metal—most located immediately behind the back Chancel wall, with a number exposed on either side of the cross. The exposed pipes were added when our sanctuary was renovated in 2000. Air for the organ is drawn into louvers near the library and continues upward into a very large blower on the second floor in a room above the kitchen.
From there, pressurized air enters the pipe chamber, where valves and switches allow pipes to speak as the organ is played. The beauty of the installation is that all of the pipes are in one central chamber and speak directly into the sanctuary. Those who worship in Traditional services are beneficiaries of the vision and foresight of our First Presbyterian ancestors who provided this outstanding musical instrument as we attempt to live into our musical heritage and progress into our future.