The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Incarnate Word Lutheran Church
597 East Avenue
Rochester, New York 14607

OHS Database ID 41880.

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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 August 22, 2016.
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Technical Details

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 31 stops. 33 registers. 42 ranks. 2241 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. Non-traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard.


  • Identified through research conducted by Sand Lawn, courtesy of David Scribner. (Database Manager. August 16, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Festival Trumpet added by Holtkamp in 1993. (Database Manager. November 8, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Sam Cherubin. (Database Manager. August 22, 2016)

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Church Interior and Exposed Pipes in Rear Gallery. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2017-04-04

Pipe organs in New York sponsored by Foley-Baker, Inc.

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  • Stoplist copied from The Diapason April 1962
           Rochester, New York
           Lutheran Church of the Incarnate Word
           Holtkamp   Job 1771   1964   3/42
           GREAT                       SWELL
       16' Quintaton      61        8' Chimney Flute  61
        8' Principal      61        8' Gambe          61
        8' Gedackt        61        4' Gemshorn       61
        4' Octave         61        2' Principal      61
        4' Spitzflöte     61    1 1/3' Octave Quint   61
        2' Hohlflöte      61      III  Cymbel        183
       IV  Mixture       244       16' Bassoon        61
        8' Trompete       73        8' Fagott         61
           PEDAL                       POSITIV
       16' Subbass        32        8' Copula         56
       16' Quintaton      GT        4' Praestant      56
        8' Octave         32        4' Rohrflöte      56
        8' Flauto Dolce   32        2' Octava         56
        4' Choralbass     32        2' Nachthorn      56
       IV  Mixture       128       II  Sesquialtera  112
       16' Posaune        32      III  Fourniture    168
        8' Trumpet        12        8' Krummhorn      56
        4' Schalmey       32
          [Received from Jeff Scofield January 8, 2016]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from The Diapason April 1962 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.