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St. Paul's Episcopal Church
6050 N. Meridian Street
Indianapolis, Indiana 46208

OHS Database ID 27214.

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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 17, 2009.
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Technical Details

Slider chests with EP pull-downs (externally mounted).

Four manuals. 8 divisions. 133 stops. 72 registers. 90 ranks. 5144 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • The contract includes both a four-manual, Seventy-six-rank chancel organ and a two-manual, fourteen-rank nave organ. (James Cook. July 22, 2007)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. July 17, 2009)

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Bibliography

  • [Composite: several authors]. "St. Paul's Episcopal Church, Indianapolis, Indiana, Casavant Frères," The American Organist (Vol. 42, No. 6 [June, 2008], pp. 58-60). [Stoplist, descriptions by Vachon, Rochette, Couture, Scheer, Boles, Caswelch]

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Photographs

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Chancel Console and Organ Case. Photograph by Matt Gerhard 2015-07-15
Chancel Console. Photograph by Matt Gerhard 2015-07-15
Console. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2008-10-01

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
            Indianapolis, Indiana
            St. Paul's Episcopal Church
    
            Casavant   Op. 3856   2007   4/90
    
            Stoplist courtesy of Casavant Frères
    
                                      MAIN ORGAN
    
            GREAT                              SWELL
        16' Violone 12                     16' Gambe 12
         8' Open Diapason 61                8' English Diapaason 61
         8' Violone 61                      8' Major Flute 61
         8' Chimney Flute 61                8' Viola da Gamba 61
         8' Harmonic Flute SO               8' Voix Céleste 61
         4' Octave 61                       8' Flûte douce 61
         4' Open Flute 61                   8' Flûte Céleste 49 tc
     2 2/3' Twelfth 61                      4' Principal 61
         2' Super Octave 61                 4' Harmonic Flute 61
     1 3/5' Seventeenth 61                  4' Violina 12
        IV  Fourniture 244                  4' Violina Celeste 12
       III  Cymbale 183                     2' Octavin 61
        16' Double Trumpet 61             III  Mixture 183
         8' Trumpet 61                  III-V  Plein jeu 269
            Tremolo                        16' Waldhorn 12
            Unison Off                      8' Trumpet 61
            Chimes SO                       8' Waldhorn 61
         8' Festival Trumpet SO             8' Oboe 61
                                            8' Vox Humana 61 (sep expression)
            CHOIR                           4' Clarion 61
        16' Lieblich Gedeckt 12                Tremolo
         8' Diapason 61                        Sub
         8' Stopped Diapason 61                Unison Off
         8' Dulciana 61                        Super
         8' Unda Maris 49 tc                8' Festival Trumpet SO
         4' Octave 61
         4' Spindle Flute 61                   ANTIPHONAL (floating)
     2 2/3' Nazard 61                      16' Bourdon
         2' Principal 61                    8' Open Diapason
         2' Recorder 61                     8' Chimney Flute
     1 3/5' Tierce 61                       4' Octave
     1 1/3' Larigot 61                      4' Bourdon
        IV  Mixture 244                 2 2/3' Twelfth tc
         8' Cornopean 61                    2' Fifteenth
         8' Cromorne 61                 1 3/5' Seventeenth tc
            Tremolo                     II-IV  Mixture
            Sub                            16' Bassoon
            Unison Off                      8' Trumpet
            Super                           8' Oboe
            Zimbelstern 10 bells               Tremulant
            Harp dg
            Celesta dg                         PEDAL
         8' Festival Trumpet SO            32' Contra Violon dg
                                           32' Contra Bourdon dg
            SOLO                           16' Contrabass 32 (open wood)
         8' Harmonic Flute 61              16' Sub Bass 32 (stopped wood)
         8' Gamba 61                       16' Diapason 12 (ext 8' Principal)
         8' Gamba Céleste 61               16' Violone GT
         8' English Horn 61                16' Gambe SW
         8' Clarinet 61                    16' Lieblich Gedeckt CH
         8' Salicional AN                   8' Principal 32
         8' Céleste AN                      8' Stopped Flute 32
            Tremolo                         8' Violone GT
            Sub                             8' Stopped Diapason CH
            Unison Off                      4' Octave 32
            Super                           4' Flute 32
        16' Contra Gamba SW                 4' Harmonic Flute SO
        16' Contra Gamba Céleste tc SW    III  Harmonics --
         8' Viola da Gamba SW              IV  Fourniture 128
         8' Voix Céleste SW                32' Contra Trombone dg
         4' Violina SW                     32' Waldhorn dg
         4' Violina Céleste SW             16' Trombone 32 (wood resonators)
         8' Cromorne CH                    16' Double Trumpet GT
         8' French Horn 61 (hp)            16' Waldhorn SW
        16' Tuba Magna tc                   8' Trumpet 32
         8' Tuba Mirabilis 61 (hp)          8' Tuba Mirabilis SO
         4' Tuba Clarion 12                 8' Festival Trumpet SO
            Chimes dg                       4' Clarion 12
            Harp dg                         4' Festival Trumpet SO
            Celesta dg                         Chimes SO
         8' Festival Trumpet 61 (hooded)
                                               ANTIPHONAL PEDAL
                                           16' Sub Bass
                                            8' Chimney Flute
                                           16' Bassoon
    
                                  ANTIPHONAL ORGAN
    
            GREAT
        16' Bourdon --         1-12 from PED Subbass; 13-61 from SW Bourdon
         8' Open Diapason 61
         8' Chimney Flute 61
         8' Salicional SW
         4' Octave 61
         4' Bourdon 12 SW
     2 2/3' Twelfth 49 tc
         2' Fifteenth --       From SW 2' Octave
         2' Flute 12           GT Chimney Flute
     1 3/5' Seventeenth 49 tc
     II-IV  Mixture 98         1 1/3' from GT Twelfth; 2' from GT Octave
         8' Trumpet 61
         4' Clarion --         Top Octave from GT 4' Octave
    
            SWELL
         8' Bourdon 49         1-12 from GT Chimney Flute
         8' Salicional 61    
         8' Céleste 49 tc
         4' Salicet 12
         4' Chimney Flute 12   GT 8' Chimney Flute
         2' Octave 12          GT 4' Octave
         2' Flute --           GT 2' Flute
     1 1/3' Nineteenth --      GT 2 2/3' Twelfth; top octave repeats
        II  Sesquialtera --    tc; from GT Twelfth and Seventeenth
        16' Bassoon --         From 8' Oboe and PED 16' Bassoon
         8' Trumpet GT
         8' Oboe 61
            Tremulant          Affects entire organ
    
            PEDAL
        32' Contra Bourdon dg  From main organ
        16' Subbass 32         Pedal scale
         8' Octave 32
         8' Chimney Flute GT
         4' Choral Bass 12
         4' Chimney Flute GT
        16' Bassoon 12 SW      Full-length extension of 8' Oboe
         8' Trumpet GT
         4' Clarion GT
         4' Oboe SW
    
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield July 06, 2009.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.