The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Holy Redeemer R.C. Church
144 West Johnson Street
Madison, Wisconsin 53703

OHS Database ID 13017.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
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 August 25, 2014.
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Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 14 stops. 16 registers. 16 ranks. 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. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 31, 2004: (James Cook. January 8, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from Richard C Greene. (Database Manager. September 21, 2013)
  • Updated through online information from David Bohn. -- Great Concert Flute, Dulciana, and Tuba Mirabilis enclosed in second expression box; Open Diapason, Octave, and Mixture unenclosed. Great Tuba removed at some point; replaced by second-hand high pressure Casavant Trumpet prior to 1983. (Database Manager. August 25, 2014)

Online Documents

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Pedal Stop Tabs. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-08-09
Swell Stop Tabs. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-08-09
Great Stop Tabs. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-08-09
Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-08-09
Organ Case. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-08-09
Nave, looking from gallery. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-08-09

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  • Stoplist taken from console, July 1972
    Madison, Wisconsin
    Holy Redeemer Catholic Church
    Austin, Opus 1861, 1934
    Great Organ, unenclosed, Manual I
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Concert Flute
    8' Dulciana
    4' Octave
    III Mixture
    8' Tuba Mirabilis
    Great to Great 16, Great to Great 4
    Swell to Great 16, Swell to Great 8, Swell to Great 4
    Unison Off
    Swell Organ, expressive, Manual II
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Stopped Flute
    8' Salicional
    8' Voix Celeste
    4' Flute (ext)
    8' Oboe
    8' Vox Humana
    Swell to Swell 16, Swell to Swell 4, Unison Off
    Pedal Organ
    16' Open Diapason
    16' Bourdon
    8' Flute (Swell)
    Great to Pedal 8, Great to Pedal 4
    Swell to Pedal 8, Swell to Pedal 4
    Usual accessories
    [Received from Rick Erickson 2011-01-22.]
  • Click Here Stoplist taken from console, July 1972 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.