The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Mary's R.C. Church
89 Hassel Street
Charleston, South Carolina 29401

OHS Database ID 2650.

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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 5, 2019.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 12 stops. 14 registers. 15 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. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard.

Notes

  • The original builder was Geo. Jardine & Son (1874). (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Status Note: There 1980. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Relocated from Gravesend Dutch Reformed, Brooklyn, NY through OCH. Swell only now enclosed. Historic Organ Recitals Series [Replaced a 1945 T. Howard Sheehan 6rk unified organ built from older parts.] (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

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Photographs

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Organ in rear gallery. The Tracker Volume 28, Number 2, 1984, Cover. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt
Organ in rear gallery. The Tracker Volume 28, Number 2, 1984, pg. 12. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt
Casework detail. The Tracker Volume 28, Number 2, 1984, pg. 16. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt
Keydesk. The Tracker, Volume 28, Number 2, 1984, pg. 11. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt

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Stoplist

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