The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Holy Spirit R.C. Church
3345 Lexington Road
Louisville, Kentucky 40206

OHS Database ID 27326.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 28, 2014.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 47 stops. 27 registers. 34 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 movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. 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.


  • Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. August 3, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from David Minton. (Database Manager. July 28, 2014)
  • Updated through online information from David Minton. -- 8' Festival Trumpet (10" wind), added July 1995; gift of Al and Barbara Horton in memory of their son, Gray. In Choir box; playable on Choir, Great, and Pedal; non-coupling, except Choir 16, Choir 4; Unison Off. 4' Trompette (12-note extension of Great 8' Trompette), added July 1995. Chimes (21 tubes, Mayland), added March 2008. Gift of Dr. James Meyers, in memory of his wife and choir soprano, Susan Stephenson McCray Meyers. Plays on Great. 5-position volume control knob controlling strike force. Pedal 32' Contre Bombarde (12-note extension), added March 2008. Peterson Electronic. (Database Manager. July 28, 2014)

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Organ gallery. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2007-07-07
Chancel. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2007-07-07
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1992-07-29

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  • Stoplist provided by David Minton
           Louisville, Kentucky
           Holy Spirit R. C. Church
           Schantz   Op. 1947     1990   3/33
           Schantz   additions    1995   3/34 (Festival Trumpet; 4' Trompette)
           Miller Pipe Organ Co.  2007   (Chimes & 32' Bombarde)
           GREAT                             CHOIR
        8' Principal                         8' Geigen Principal     pf
        8' Bourdon                           8' Holzgedeckt
        8' Gemshorn                          8' Spitzflöte
        4' Octave                            8' Spitzflöte Celeste
        4' Flute             12              4' Spitz Principal
        2' Flachflöte                        4' Koppelflöte
       IV  Fourniture                    2 2/3' Nasat, TC        Quint
        8' Trompette                         2' Italian Principal    12            
        4' Trompette         12 (1995)   1 1/3' Quinte     
           Great 16                          8' Krummhorn
           Unison Off                           Tremulant     
           Great 4                              Choir 16
           Chimes            21 (2007)          Unison Off
        8' Festival Trumpet  CH (1995)          Choir 4
                                             8' Festival Trumpet (1995; 10" wind)
           SWELL                                Zimbelstern (5 bells; toe pedal)
       16' Rohrbourdon       12 wood
        8' Rohrflöte                            PEDAL
        8' Viola Pomposa                    32' Resultant         --
        8' Viola Celeste                    16' Principal
        4' Principal                        16' Bourdon
        4' Flute Harmonique                 16' Rohrbourdon       SW
    2 2/3' Nazard                            8' Octave            12
        2' Blockflöte                        8' Bourdon           12
    1 3/5' Tierce                            8' Rohrflöte         SW
       IV  Plein Jeu                         4' Choralbass        12
       16' Contra Fagotto (full-length)      4' Bourdon           12
        8' Fagotto           12              2' Octavin           12
        4' Fagotto           12             32' Contre Bombarde   12 (electronic; 2007)
           Tremulant                        16' Bombarde        
           Swell 16                         16' Contra Fagotto    SW
           Unison Off                        8' Bombarde          12
           Swell 4                           8' Fagotto           SW
                                             4' Fagotto           SW
                                             4' Krummhorn         CH
                                             8' Festival Trumpet  CH (1995)
     [Received from David Minton, Choir Director 2014-07-20.]
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