The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Lutheran Church of the Ascension
Savannah, Georgia

OHS Database ID 22409.

Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 24, 2005.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 30 stops. 44 registers. 33 ranks. 2248 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.


  • Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Rebuilt by Fritzsche in 1966 with new console; replaced by Casavant in 1983; moved in 1986 to St. Michael's Lutheran Church, Cherry Hill, NJ. (Database Manager. December 24, 2005)

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  • From Fritzche Organ Co. via Jonathan Bowen, with changes by Allen Kinzey as per contract specifications.
    Savannah, Georgia
    Lutheran Church of the Ascenion
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 297   1919    3 manuals, 44 stops, 33 ranks
          GREAT                                    CHOIR
      16' Bourdon              17 PED           8' Diapason             73
       8' First Diapason       73               8' Concert Flute        73
       8' Second Diapason      73               8' Kleine Erzähler II  134
       8' Claribel Flute       73               4' Flute                61
       8' Erzähler             73               8' Clarinet             73
       8' Gedeckt              SW                  Tremolo
       4' Octave               SW                  Celesta
       4' Flute                SW                  Celesta Sub
       8' French Horn          73 (in SW)
       8' Cornopean            SW                  ECHO
                                                8' Night Horn           61
          SWELL                                 4' Flute                61
      16' Bourdon              73               8' Vox Humana           61
       8' Diapason             73                  Chimes
       8' Gedeckt              73
       8' Salicional           73                  PEDAL
       8' Voix Celeste         73              32' Diapason (resultant) --
       8' Spitz Flute          73              16' Diapason             32
       8' Flute Celeste        61 tc           16' Bourdon              32
       4' Octave               61              16' Echo Lieblich        SW
       4' Flute                61               8' Octave               12
       2' Flautino             61               8' Gedeckt              12
     III  Mixture             183               8' Still Gedeckt        SW
      16' English Horn         73              16' English Horn         SW
       8' Cornopean            73
       8' Flugel Horn          73
       8' Vox Humana           73
          [Received from Steven E. Lawson August 6, 2014]