The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Paul's Lutheran Church
12 N. Sixth Street
Wilmington, North Carolina 28401

OHS Database ID 36578.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 26, 2010.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 31 stops. 33 registers. 41 ranks. 2228 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, right.

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. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- The organ and choir are located in the right front of the nave. The organ and choir were used in an episode of "Matlock." (Database Manager. August 31, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- In 1995, Casavant cleaned the organ, revoiced the reed stops and added a new 8' Trumpet 61 pipes on the Positiv, using and re-engraving the old Chimes drawknob. (Database Manager. December 26, 2010)

Online Documents

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Pipe Display. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1963)
Festival Trumpet by Goulding & Wood (2007). Photograph by Nicholas Andrews 2016-08-04
Sanctuary interior, en-chamade and exposed pipe display. Photograph by Nicholas Andrews 2016-08-04
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1994-09-01
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1994-09-01

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
        Wilmington, North Carolina
        St. Paul's Lutheran Church
        Casavant   Op. 2681   1962   3/41
        Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
        St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
        GREAT                         POSITIV
    16' Quintaton        61        8' Gedeckt          61
     8' Principal        61        4' Spitzprincipal   61
     8' Bourdon          61        4' Koppelflöte      61
     4' Octave           61        2' Gemshorn         61
     4' Rohrflute        61    1 1/3' Quinteflöte      61
     2' Superoctave      61       II  Sesquialtera    122
    IV  Fourniture      244      III  Cymbel          183
     8' Festival Trumpet 61 *      8' Trumpet          61 (1995)
                                   8' Festival Trumpet GT 
     8' Rohrflöte        61           PEDAL
     8' Salicional       61       16' Contrabass       32
     8' Voix Céleste  tc 49       16' Subbass          32
     4' Geigen Principal 61       16' Quintaton        GT
     2' Waldflöte        61        8' Principal        32
    IV  Scharff         244        8' Pommer           32
    16' Fagott   L/2     61        4' Octave           32
     8' Trompette        61       II  Mixture          64
        Tremulant                 16' Posaune  L/2     32
        Sub                       16' Fagott           SW
        Unison Off                 4' Schalmei F/L     32
        Super                      8' Festival Trumpet GT
     *  added by Goulding & Wood in 2007 in the gallery
    [Received online from Jeff Scofield December 26, 2010]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.