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St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
2233 Woodbourne Avenue
Louisville, Kentucky 40205

OHS Database ID 25624.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 12, 2017.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 43 stops. 43 registers. 56 ranks. 2937 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • 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:
    Relocated from the residence of John W. Haussermann, Jr. (Database Manager. March 16, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Originally installed as Aeolian-Skinner Op. 986 1938 in the Temple of Religion at the New York World's Fair; sold to John W. Haussermann, Jr., Chappaqua, New York, in 1940; sold to St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, Louisville, in 1947 and installed by Sylvester Kohler. (Database Manager. August 4, 2007)

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Chancel from rear gallery. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2007-07-09
Right stop jamb. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2007-07-09
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2007-07-09
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2007-07-09
Left stop jamb. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2007-07-09

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Aeolian-Skinner Archives website

  • Louisville, Kentucky
    St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 986   1938   3 manuals, 43 stops, 56 ranks
    Originally in 1939 New York World's Fair - Temple of Religion
    Installed in St. Andrew's Episcopal Church by Sylvester E. Kohler   1947
               GREAT ORGAN                              SWELL ORGAN
           16' Quintade            61                8' Flute Harmonique    61
            8' Principal           61                8' Viole da Gambe      61
            8' Gedeckt             61                8' Viole Celeste       61
            4' Octave              61                4' Fugara              61
            4' Gemshorn            61                4' Cor de Nuit         61
        2 2/3' Quint               61            2 2/3' Nazard              61
            2' Super Octave        61                2' Koppelflöte         61
       III-IV  Fourniture         232            1 3/5' Tierce              61
          III  Scharf             183               IV  Plein Jeu          244
                                                    16' Cromorne            61
               POSITIV ORGAN                         8' Trompette           61
            8' Quintaton           61                4' Hautbois Clairon    61
            8' Salicional          61                   Tremulant
            4' Prestant            61
            4' Rohrflöte           61                   PEDAL ORGAN
        2 2/3' Nasat               61               16' Principal           32
            2' Octavin             61               16' Quintaton           32
        1 3/5' Terz                61               16' Bourdon             32 *
        1 1/3' Larigot             61                8' Violoncello         32
            1' Sifflöte            61                8' Rohrflöte           32
          III  Zimbel             183            5 1/3' Quint               32
                                                     4' Choralbass          32
                                                     2' Nachthorn           32
                                                    IV  Mixture            128
                                                    16' Contra Fagotto      32
                                                     8' Posaune             32
                                                     4' Schalmei            32
                   *  vintage Pilcher rank, added by Sylvester E. Kohler, 1947
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-05-12]
  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Aeolian-Skinner Archives website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.