The OHS Pipe Organ Database

SS. Peter and Paul R.C. Cathedral
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

OHS Database ID 11936.


Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 26, 2005.


Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 72 registers. 56 ranks. 3672 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

We have no further details about this organ or its history. If you have information that should be displayed here, please click the Update button above and complete the online form.

Online Documents

Clicking on a link will open the document in a new window or tab. Documents may include drawings, contacts, correspondence, newspaper articles, or any other printed, hand-written, or digital-format material that is not either a photograph or a stoplist.

If you can provide us with additional documents, please follow this link to our document upload form to send them to us.

Related Database Entries

As a matter of best practice, we maintain separate entries each time an organ is modified or relocated. Click a link to go to descriptions of other phases in this instrument's life.

Other Websites

The database contains no links to external websites that describe this organ. If you know of any sites that contain information about it, please use the Update form to send us the URL.

Photographs

Currently we have no photographs of this organ in the Database.

If you can provide us with photographs, you may upload them through our online form. For further information please see our expectations for adding photographs.

Your help in enhancing the Database will be greatly appreciated.

 

Stoplist

When they are available, stoplists for organs are included in the Database. To make corrections in stoplists that you see here, please send details via e-mail to stoplists@pipeorgandatabase.org rather than submitting a new stoplist through our online form.

  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
        Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
        Cathedral of SS. Peter & Paul
    
        Austin   Op. 939   1920   4/56
        ____________________________________________________
    
        GREAT (*encl w/CH)              CHOIR
    16' Dbl Open Diapason 61         8' Open Diapason     73
    16' Tibia Clausa      61         8' Violin Diapason   73
     8' 1st Open Diapason 61         8' Concert Flute     73
     8' 2nd Open Diapason 61 *       8' Flute Celeste     61
     8' 3rd Open Diapason 61 *       8' Quintadena        73
     8' Violoncello       61 *       8' Dulciana          73
     8' Doppel Flute      61 *       4' Flute d'Amour     73
     8' Clarabella        61         2' Harmonic Piccolo  61
     4' Octave            61         8' Clarinet          73
     4' Hohl Flute        61 *       8' Cor Anglais       73
     2' Fifteenth         61            Tremolo
     8' Harmonic Trumpet  61 *          Sub
                                        Unison Off
        SWELL                           Super
    16' Bourdon           73            Harp              49
     8' Diapason Phonon   73
     8' English Diapason  73            SOLO
     8' Stopped Diapason  73         8' Stentorphone      73
     8' Viole d'Orchestre 73         8' Flauto Major      73
     8' Viole Celeste     73         8' Major Gamba       73
     8' Salicional        73         8' Gamba Celeste     73
     8' Chimney Flute     73         4' Flute Ouverte     73
     4' Principal         73        16' Tuba Profunda     61
     4' Flauto Traverso   73         8' Tuba Magna        73
     2' Flautino          61         8' Tuba Harmonic     12
     V  Mixture          305         4' Tuba Clarion      12
    16' Double Oboe Horn  73            Tremolo
     8' Cornopean         73            Sub
     8' Oboe Horn         12            Unison Off
     8' Vox Humana        73            Super
     4' Clarion           12   
        Tremolo                         PEDAL
        Sub                         32' Dbl Open Diapason 32
        Unison Off                  16' 1st Open Diapason 32
        Super                       16' 2nd Open Diapason 12
                                    16' 1st Bourdon       32
        ECHO                        16' 2nd Bourdon       GT
     8' Gedeckt           61        16' Violone           GT
     8' Viole Aetheria    61        16' Dolce Bourdon     SW
     8' Voix Celeste      49    10 2/3' Quint              7
     8' Vox Humana        61         8' Gross Flute       12
        Tremolo                      8' Flauto Dolce       5
        Cathedral Chimes  20         8' Violoncello       SO
                                    16' Bombarde          32
                                    16' Tuba Profunda     SO
                                    16' Fagotto           SW
                                     8' Harmonic Tuba     SO
                                     4' Tuba Clarion      SO
    
       [Received online from Jeff Scofield June 8, 2014]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.