The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Church of St. John, Lower Merion
404 Levering Mill Rd.
Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania 19004

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 33165.

See the address on Google Maps.


Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 30, 2014.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 47 stops. 37 registers. 39 ranks. 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.

Stop keys above top manual. 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. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. February 28, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- At some point the 4-manual Austin console formerly at St. Stephen's Episcopal Wilkes-Barre, was added to the organ. (Database Manager. January 22, 2012)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. January 30, 2014)

Online Documents

Currently we have no online documents associated with this organ entry. If you can provide us with digital files of contracts, correspondence, dedication programs, or any similar items, please follow this link to our document upload form to send them to us.

If you would like more information about documents included in the Database, please see our Documents Information page.

Other Websites

The database contains no links to external websites that describe this organ. If you know of any sites that contain information about it, please use the Update form to send us the URL.

Photographs

Currently we have no photographs of this organ in the Database.

If you can provide us with photographs, you may upload them through our online form. For further information please see our expectations for adding photographs.

Your help in enhancing the Database will be greatly appreciated.

 

Stoplist

When they are available, stoplists for organs are included in the Database. To make corrections in stoplists that you see here, please send details via e-mail to stoplists@pipeorgandatabase.org rather than submitting a new stoplist through our online form.

  • . Source: Stoplist from the factory specifications via the OHS Archives
           Bala Cynwyd, Pennsylvania
           St. John's Episcopal Church
    
           Möller   Op. 6668   1938   3/39
           _________________________________________________
    
           GREAT                         CHOIR
    
       16' Contra Viola     61        8' Diapason         73
        8' Diapason         61        8' Melodia          73
        8' Hohlfloete       61        8' Dulciana         73
        8' Gemshorn         61        8' Unda Maris       73
        4' Octave           61        4' Flute d'Amour    73
        4' Flute Harmonique 61    2 2/3' Nasat Flute      61
    2 2/3' Quint            61        2' Doublette        61
        2' Super Octave     61        8' Clarinet         73
           Tremolo                       Tremolo
           Sub                           Sub
           Unison Off                    Unison Off
           Super                         Super
           Chimes           CE           Chimes           CE
        8' Harp             CH        8' Harp             --
        4' Celesta          CH        4' Celesta          61
    
           SWELL                         PEDAL
    
       16' Lieblich Bourdon 73       16' Diapason         32
        8' Diapason         73       16' Bourdon          32
        8' Gedeckt          73       16' Contra Viola     GT
        8' Salicional       73       16' Lieblich Bourdon SW
        8' Voix Celeste     73        8' Octave           12
        4' Flute ⌂          73        8' Bourdon Flute    12
        2' Flautina         61        8' Viola            GT
      III  Plein Jeu       183        8' Lieblich Flute   SW
        8' Trumpet          73        4' Super Octave     12
        8' Oboe             73        4' Flute            12
           Tremolo                   16' Bombarde         32
           Sub                        8' Bombarde         12
           Unison Off
           Super                         CELESTIAL PEDAL
    
           CELESTIAL                 16' Contra Bass      32
                                      8' Cello            12
        8' Principal        61
        8' Quintaton        61
        8' Viole            --
        8' Viole II        122
        4' Principal        61
        2' Fifteenth        61
        8' Vox Humana       61
           Tremolo
           Chimes           20
    
           [Received from Jeff Scofield February 13, 2019]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist from the factory specifications via the OHS Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.