The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Peter's Episcopal Church
115 W. Seventh St.
Charlotte, North Carolina 28202

OHS Database ID 11410.

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Status and Condition

This organ is no longer whole; parts were dispersed, and some may have been re-used in a different installation.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 23, 2012.

Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 36 stops. 45 registers. 38 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 16, 2004: (James Cook. December 17, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- To be replaced in 2010 by C. B. Fisk Op. 136 (Database Manager. May 3, 2009)
  • Updated through information from John Apple, posted to PIPORG-L April 25, 2009: -- There are 38 ranks, of which 19 ranks are from the previous organ built for the present 1893 sanctuary. The previous organ probably included the pipework from the I/12 Hook and Hastings, Op. 1027, built 1881. (James Cook. June 11, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from David Ritch. -- Any parts of the Austin organ which were of value have been removed by an organ rescue organization. (Database Manager. June 13, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Aaron Goen. (Database Manager. May 23, 2012)

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  • Apple, John. Pipe Organs of Charlotte. (Charlotte: John Apple, July 1985), description, stoplist [0]

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Church interior and organ facade. Photograph by David Ritch 2009-04-27
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1988-02-16
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1988-02-16
Console. Photograph by David Ritch 2009-04-28
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1988-02-16

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  • Stoplist copied from The Diapason November 1934
           Charlotte, North Carolina
           St. Peter's Episcopal Church
           Austin   Op. 1872   1934   3/38
           GREAT (*enclosed)          CHOIR
       16' Double Geigen           8' Violin Diapason
        8' Open Diapason           8' Melodia
      * 8' Doppelflote             8' Dulciana
      * 8' Viole d'Amour           4' Flute d'Amour
        4' Octave              2 2/3' Nazard
      * 4' Flauto Traverso         2' Piccolo
    2 2/3' Twelfth                 8' Clarinet
        2' Fifteenth               8' Cor Anglais
      III  Cymbal                     Tremolo
      * 8' Tromba                     Sub
           Sub                        Super
           Super                   8' Choir Room Diapason
           SWELL                      ECHO
       16' Lieblich Gedeckt        8' Echo Diapason
        8' English Diapason        8' Stopped Flute
        8' Rohr Flute              8' Viol Aetheria
        8' Salicional              8' Viol Celeste
        8' Voix Celeste            4' Harmonic Flute
        4' Spitzflote                 Tremolo
        2' Flageolet                  Chimes
        8' Cornopean
        8' Corno d'Amour              PEDAL
        8' Vox Humana             32' Resultant        --
        4' Clarion                16' Open Diapason    32
           Tremolo                16' Geigen Diapason  GT
           Sub                    16' Bourdon          32
           Super                  16' Lieblich Gedeckt SW
                                  16' Echo Viole       12 EC
                                   8' Octave           12
                                   8' Bass Flute       12
                                  16' Trombone         12 GT
                                   8' Tromba           GT
       [Received online from Jeff Scofield November 27, 2012]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from The Diapason November 1934 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.