The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Charles Borromeo R.C. Church
Peru, Indiana 47970

OHS Database ID 122.

Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 357, 2007-07-13.


Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 15, 2007.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 19 stops. 19 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 25 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.

Notes

  • Builder's Nameplate is not present, but the chest is stenciled with the name of the builder. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Indianapolis booklet, p. 40. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • OHS 2007 Convention venue (James Cook. July 15, 2007)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • Schnurr, Jr., Stephen J.. "Saint Charles Borromeo Catholic Church, Peru, Indiana," 2007 Organ Atlas: Central Indiana Region (pp. 247-248; color photograph p. 274). [History, stoplist]

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Photographs

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Gallery and Pipe Facade. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2006-06-17
Nave, Gallery, and Pipe Facade. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2006-06-17
Keydesk. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2006-06-17
Pump. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2006-06-17
Left Drawknobs. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2006-06-17
Right Drawknobs. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2006-06-17

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Stoplist

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  • Specification from 2007 Organ Atlas: Central Indiana Region
    Peru, Indiana
    St. Charles Borromeo Roman Catholic Church
    
    Luis H. Van Dinter   1893                      2 manuals, 19 stops, 19 ranks
    ____________________________________________________________________________
    
            GREAT ORGAN (enc. with SW)             SWELL ORGAN
         8' Open Diapason         58 a         16' Bourdon (TC)          46
         8' Doppel Flute          58            8' Violin Principal      46 c
         8' Gambe                 58            8' Melodia               58
         8' Dolce                 46 b          8' Dulciana              58
         4' Principal             58            4' Fugara                58
         4' Flute Harmonic        58            4' Rohr Flute            58
     2 2/3' Twelfth               58            2' Piccolo               58
         2' Fifteenth             58            8' Oboe & Bassoon        58
         8' Trumpet               58
                                                   COUPLERS
            PEDAL ORGAN                            Great to Pedal
        16' Double Open Diapason  25               Swell to Pedal
        16' Bourdon               25               Swell to Great
    
         a  18 pipes in facade
         b  1-12 common with Gamba
         c  1-12 common with Melodia
    
            ACCESSORIES
            Tremulant (entire organ)
            Expression shoe
            Water Motor (operates electric blower)
    
            PEDAL MOVEMENTS
            Great Forte (all Great stops except 8' Trumpet)
            Great Piano (retires all Great stops except Doppel Flute,
              Gambe, and Dolce)
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2015-07-11]
    
    
  • Click Here Specification from 2007 Organ Atlas: Central Indiana Region Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.