The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. John's Lutheran Church
322 E. Washington Ave.
Madison, Wisconsin 53703


OHS Database ID 44268.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 25, 2019.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 25 stops. 25 registers. 30 ranks. 1644 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. 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. 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 by Rae Bolton from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture. (Database Manager. October 11, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. June 4, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from David Bohn. -- According to the notes from my visit in September of 1984, the Swell Nachthorn is a 4' stop, and the pedal mixture was engraved for four ranks (though still prepared for) (Database Manager. June 9, 2010)
  • Updated by Andrew Schaeffer, who has heard or played the organ.

    (Thurlow Weed. June 25, 2019)

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Organ in Balcony. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-05-30
Pipework. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-05-30
Pipework. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-05-30
Console. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-05-30

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
         Madison, Wisconsin
         St. John's Lutheran Church
         Casavant   Op. 2733   1963   3/30
         Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
         St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
         GREAT                        CHOIR
     16' Quintaton       pf        8' Rohrflöte   61
      8' Principal       61        4' Gemshorn    61
      8' Bourdon         61    2 2/3' Nazard      61
      4' Octave          61        2' Blockflöte  61
      4' Chimney Flute   61    1 3/5' Tierce      61
      2' Super Octave    61        8' Krummhorn   61
     IV  Mixture        244           Tremulant
         Chimes (in CH)
         SWELL                    16' Violone     32
      8' Salicional      61       16' Bourdon     32
      8' Voix Celeste tc 49       16' Quintaton   pf
      8' Nachthorn       61        8' Octave      32
      4' Spitzprincipal  61        8' Gedackt     32
      2' Octavin         61        8' Quintaton   pf
    III  Fourniture     183        4' Choralbass  32
      8' Trompette       61       II  Mixture     pf
         Tremulant                16' Posaune L/2 32
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield June 04, 2010.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.