The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. John's Baptist Church
300 Hawthorne Lane
Charlotte, North Carolina 28204

OHS Database ID 37123.

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Status and Condition

The organ is no longer at this location, and is presumed destroyed, dispersed or relocated.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 5, 2009.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 26 stops. 36 registers. 37 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes. 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. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. 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 from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr. (Database Manager. November 13, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from David Ritch. -- Replaced by Létourneau Opus 113 in 2008. (Database Manager. December 18, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from David Ritch. (Database Manager. January 26, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- 23 ranks initially installed; 14 ranks added by Möller in 1964; replaced in 2008 by Orgues Létourneau 3/44 Op. 113 (Database Manager. April 5, 2009)

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Sanctuary interior and chancel. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1988-02-16
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1988-02-16

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  • Stoplist from factory specs and visit on Feb. 16, 1988
    Charlotte, North Carolina
    St. John's Baptist Church
    Möller   Op. 8966   1957/1964   3/37
        GREAT (3 1/2" wind)             SWELL (4")
    16' Quintaten 61                 8' Rohrflöte 61
     8' Diapason 61 (1964)           8' Viole de Gambe 61
     8' Bourdon 61                   8' Viole Celeste 61
     8' Gemshorn (pf)                8' Dolce Flute (pf)
     4' Principal 61                 8' Flute Celeste (pf)
    II  Grave Mixture 122            4' Spitzprinzipal 61 (1964)
    IV  Fourniture 244 (1964)        4' Flute Harmonique 61
        Tremolo                      2' Waldflöte 61 (1964)
        Sub                        III  Plein Jeu 183
        Unison Off                  16' Bassoon 61 L/2
        Super                        8' Trompette 61
        Chimes 21 (Deagan A)         4' Schalmei 61
        CHOIR (4")                      Sub
     8' Nasongedeckt 61                 Unison Off
     8' Dolcan Celeste II 122 *         Super
     4' Koppelflöte 61
     2' Prinzipal 61                    PEDAL (4")
     1' Sifflöte 61 (1964)          16' Violone 32
    II  Sesquialtera 122            16' Soubasse 32
     8' Krummhorn 61 (1964)         16' Quintaten GT
        Tremolo                     16' Dolcan 12 CH (1964)
        Sub                          8' Prinzipal 32 (1964)
        Unison off                   8' Soubasse 12
        Super                        8' Violone 12
                                     4' Choralbass 12 (1964)
     *  Celeste added 1964           4' Soubasse 12
                                   III  Mixture 96 (1964)
    **  This was a particularly     32' Trombone 12 (1964)**
        fine-sounding extension;    16' Trombone 12 (5")
        I was surprised to find     16' Bassoon SW
        out that it was half-        8' Trompette SW
        length                       4' Clarion SW
     [Received on line from Jeff Scofield April 05, 2009.]
  • Click Here Stoplist from factory specs and visit on Feb. 16, 1988 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.