The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Peter's R.C. Church
929 Main Street
Worcester, Massachusetts 01610


OHS Database ID 45844.

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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 December 17, 2010.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 37 stops. 36 registers. 53 ranks. 2573 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. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. 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 by Riley Wes Mitchell from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture. (Database Manager. January 14, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. December 17, 2010)

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Church Exterior. Photograph by Stephen St. Denis 2016-06-26
Organ case in the rear gallery. Photograph by Stephen St. Denis 2011-10-08
Nave. Photograph by Stephen St. Denis 2011-10-18

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
        Worcester, Massachusetts
        St. Peter R. C. Church
        Casavant   Op. 2938   1967   3/53
        Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
        St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
        GRAND ORGUE                   POSITIF
    16' Bourdon          56        8' Bourdon         56
     8' Montre           56        4' Prestant        56
     8' Flûte à cheminée 56        4' Flûte à fuseau  56
     4' Prestant         56        2' Flûte à bec     56
     4' Flûte conique    56    1 1/3' Larigot         56
     2' Doublette        56       II  Cornet       tc 88
     V  Cornet       tc 185      III  Fourniture     168
    IV  Fourniture      224       II  Cymbale        122 [sic]
     8' Trompette        56        8' Cromorne        56
     8' Flûte Bouchée    56           PÉDALE
     8' Viole de gambe   56       16' Contrebasse     32
     8' Voix céleste  tc 44       16' Soubasse        32
     4' Prestant         56       16' Bourdon         GO
     4' Flûte ouverte    56        8' Octave basse    32
     2' Octavin          56        8' Flûte couverte  32
     V  Plein Jeu       280        4' Basse de choral 32
    16' Bombarde   L/2   56      III  Fourniture      96
     8' Trompette        56       16' Bombarde        32
        Trémolo                    8' Trompette       32
                                   4' Chalumeau       32
    [Received online from Jeff Scofield December 18, 2010]
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