The OHS Pipe Organ Database

SS. Philip & James R.C. Church
2801 N. Charles St.
Baltimore, Maryland 21218

OHS Database ID 46729.

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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 May 20, 2017.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 27 stops. 31 registers. 33 ranks. 2023 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. 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: Computerized/Digital system. Concave radiating pedalboard (not AGO standard dimensions). 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 through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Originally installed in 1938 as 3/24 Casavant Op. 1595. (Database Manager. May 2, 2010)

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Organ Case. Photograph courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives 2003-11-11
Console. Photograph by Sean O'Connor 2015-10-24

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
            Baltimore, Maryland
            SS. Philip and James R. C. Church
            Casavant   Op. 1595   1938/2003   3/33
            Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
            St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
         8' Open Diapason    68  
         8' Hohlflöte        68  1-7 stoppers releathered
         8' Gemshorn         68  pipes 49-68 repaired/replaced as needed
         4' Principal        68  pipes 45-68 repaired/replaced as needed
         2' Fifteenth        61  pipes 30-61 repaired/replaced as needed
     II-IV  Mixture         208  new pipes, united chest, toeboard,
                                 reservoir and winker
         8' Trumpet          68  revoiced with new tongues
            Chimes               new 21-note electric action/existing tubes
        16' Bourdon          68  1-24 stoppers releathered, 25-61 internal
                                 wooden stopped adjusted as needed on site
         8' Open Diapason    68
         8' Stopped Diapason 68  stoppers releathered
         8' Viola da Gamba   68
         8' Voix Celeste     61  GG
         4' Octave           68  new pipes and toeboard on Violina 4' action
         4' Flauto Traverso  68
    III-IV  Plein Jeu       232  new pipes/toeboard on Grave Mixture II action
         8' Cornopean        68  revoiced with new tongues
         8' Oboe             68  revoiced with new tongues
         8' Vox Humana       68  revoiced with new tongues
         8' Geigen Principal 68  
         8' Melodia          68  1-7 stoppers releathered
         8' Dulciana         68
         4' Lieblichflöte    68  stoppers releathered
         2' Piccolo          61  pipe no. 3 replaced
         8' Clarinet         68  revoiced with new tongues; bass pipes
                                 repaired as needed
        32' Bourdon          --  new; resultant
        16' Open Diapason    32
        16' Bourdon          32  stoppers releathered
        16' Gedeckt          SW
         8' Octave           12
         8' Stopped Flute    SW
        32' Contra Trombone  dg  prepared-for
        16' Trombone         32  revoiced with new tongues; boot for
                                 pipe no. 1 repaired
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield May 03, 2010.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.