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St. Paul's / St. Augustine's R.C. Church
15th and V Streets NW
Washington, District of Columbia 20009

OHS Database ID 31747.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
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 June 29, 2012.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 55 stops. 33 registers. 36 ranks. 2361 pipes. 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 in a fixed position, center.

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 toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Was St. Paul's R. C. Altered Newcomer, date unknown. Unplayable 11/89. 11/89 form. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. November 28, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Merged with St. Augustine R.C. to become St. Paul and St. Augustine Church in 1961; became St. Augustine R.C. Church, using the former St. Paul's buildings, in 1982. (Database Manager. June 29, 2012)

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Washington, District of Columbia
           St. Paul's/St. Augustine's R. C. Church
           Möller   Op. 5428   3/36   1928
           GREAT (enclosed)             CHOIR
       16' Open Diapason     61     16' Dulciana              61
        8' 1st Open Diapason 61      8' English Open Diapason 73
        8' 2nd Open Diapason 12      8' Concert Flute         61
        8' Gross Flute       73      8' Viola                 61
        8' Clarabella        73      8' Dulciana              12
        8' Viole d'Gamba     73      8' Unda Maris            61
        8' Gemshorn          73      4' Orchestral Flute      12
        4' Octave            73      4' Viola                 12
        4' Flute Harmonic    61      4' Dulciana              12
        2' Piccolo           12      2' Flageolet             12
      III  Mixture          183      8' French Horn           61
        8' Tuba              61      8' Clarinet              61
           Tremulant                    Tremulant
           Sub                          Sub
           Unison Off                   Unison Off
           Super                        Super
           SWELL                        PEDAL
       16' Bourdon           73     32' Resultant             --
        8' Open Diapason     73     16' 1st Open Diapason     32
        8' Stopped Diapason  73     16' 2nd Open Diapason     GT
        8' Salicional        61     16' Bourdon               32
        8' Vox Celeste       61     16' Violon                32
        8' Viole d'Orchestre 73     16' Lieblich Gedeckt      SW
        4' Rohr Flute        61     16' Dulciana              CH
        4' Salicet           12      8' Octave                12
    2 2/3' Twelfth            7      8' Flute Major           12
        2' Flautina           5      8' Violoncello           GT
      III  Dolce Cornet     183      8' Flute Dolce           SW
       16' Double Trumpet    61      4' Flute                 SW
        8' Cornopean         61     16' Tuba                  12 GT
        8' Oboe              61     16' Double Trumpet        SW
        8' Vox Humana        61      8' Tuba                  GT
           Tremulant                 4' Tuba                  GT
           Unison Off
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield June 29, 2012]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.