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St. Paul's R.C. Church
1855 W. Harrison Blvd.
Valparaiso, Indiana 46384

OHS Database ID 10832.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 1, 2011.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 30 stops. 34 registers. 41 ranks. 2092 pipes. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1996 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Compass 56/32. Renovated 1994 by Casavant with SS combination, moveable console. [Church previously had 1906 Lyon & Healy Op. 148 (old op. no. 1401) 2m., 10st.] (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. February 1, 2011)

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Photographs

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Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2008-08-11
Exposed pipes. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2008-08-11
Console. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2008-08-11

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Valparaiso, Indiana
           St. Paul's R. C. Church
    
           Casavant   Op. 3383   1978   3/41
    
           Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
           _______________________________________________
    
           GRAND ORGUE                 RÉCIT
       16' Bordun           56      8' Flûte ouverte    56
        8' Montre           56      8' Salicional       56
        8' Flûte à cheminée 56      8' Voix céleste  tc 44
        4' Prestant         56      4' Flûte octaviante 56
        4' Flûte conique    56      2' Octavin          56
    2 2/3' Nasard           56     16' Douçaine         56
        2' Flûte à bec      56      8' Hautbois         56
    1 3/5' Tierce           56      4' Clairon          56
        V  Fourniture      280         Tremblant
        8' Trompette        56
           Tremblant                   PÉDALE
           Chimes                  16' Soubasse         32
                                   16' Bourdon          GO
           POSITIF                  8' Octavebasse      32
        8' Bourdon          56      8' Bourdon          GO
        4' Prestant         56      4' Octave           32
        4' Flûte à fuseau   56      4' Bourdon          GO
        2' Doublette        56     IV  Fourniture      128
    1 1/3' larigot          56     16' Bombarde   L/2   32
       II  Sesquialtera    122      8' Trompette        GO
       IV  Cymbale         244
           Tremblant
    
    [Received online from Jeff Scofield  February 8, 2011]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.