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St. John's Episcopal Church
101 South Prospect St.
Hagerstown, Maryland 21740

Church

OHS Database ID 31291.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 19, 2012.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 62 stops. 42 registers. 42 ranks. 2522 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. 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. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. -- New organ replacing Möller Opus 464. (Database Manager. November 25, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from J. Leonard. (Database Manager. July 20, 2011)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Rebuilt by Möller with a new console in 1953, with additions by Möller in 1973; Antiphonal and Pedal added as Möller Op. M-3286 in 1984; additions and new console by Hagerstown Organ Co. 1993-1997; rebuilt with further additions by them in 2003. (Database Manager. April 19, 2012)

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Church Exterior. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1910s)

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Hagerstown, Maryland
           St. John's Episcopal Church
    
           Möller   Op. 4936   1927   4/42
           __________________________________________________________
    
           GREAT (encl w/CH)  4½"            CHOIR   4½"
       16' Double Open Diapason 61       16' Double Dulciana       61
        8' First Open Diapason  61        8' English Open Diapason 61
        8' Second Open Diapason 12        8' Melodia               61
        8' Doppel Flute         61        8' Dulciana              12
        8' Clarabella           61        8' Unda Maris            49
        8' Gemshorn             61        4' Flute d'Amour         61
        4' Octave               61    2 2/3' Twelfth               --
        4' Flute Traverso       61        8' Clarinet              61
    2 2/3' Twelfth               7           Tremulant
        2' Fifteenth             5           Sub
        8' Trumpet              61           Unison Off
           Tremulant                         Super
           Sub                               Harp                  61
           Unison Off                     8' Echo Flute            49
           Super                          8' Echo Vox Humana       49
           Chimes               25        8' Choir Processional    49 *
        4' Harp                 CH
                                             SOLO   7"
           SWELL   5"                     8' Stentorphone          61
       16' Bourdon              61        8' Gross Flute           61
        8' Open Diapason        73        8' Gross Gamba           61
        8' Gedeckt              12        8' Gamba Celeste         49
        8' Salicional           61        4' Hohl Flute            61
        8' Vox Celeste          61       16' Tuba                  61
        8' Viole d'Orchestre    73        8' Tuba                  12
        8' Spitz Flute          73        8' French Horn           61
        8' Spitz Flute Celeste  49        8' Orchestral Oboe       61
        4' Flute Harmonique     61        4' Clarion               12
        4' Violina              12           Tremulant
    2 2/3' Twelfth              61           Sub
    2 2/3' Quint                 7           Unison Off
        2' Fifteenth            61           Super
        2' Piccolo               5           Chimes                GT
    1 3/5' Seventeenth           5
        1' Octave Piccolo       --           PEDAL
       16' Contra Fagotto       61       16' Open Diapason         32
        8' Cornopean            73       16' Small Diapason        GT
        8' Oboe                 12       16' Bourdon               32
        8' Vox Humana           61       16' Lieblich Gedeckt      SW
           Tremulant                     16' Dulciana              CH
           Sub                            8' Octave                12
           Unison Off                     8' Stopped Flute         32
           Super                          8' Flute                 12
                                          8' Cello                 SO
                                         16' Tuba                  SO
                                         16' Fagotto               SW
                                          8' Tuba                  SO
        *  located in cloister               Chimes                GT
    
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield  April 19, 2012]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.