The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Catholic Community of St. Ignatius
740 N. Calvert St.
Baltimore, Maryland 21202

OHS Database ID 47537.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 21, 2011.

Technical Details

Slider chests with EP pallets (Blackinton type).

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 32 stops. 41 registers. 35 ranks.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs.


  • Identified through on-line information from Stephen Hall. -- Originally built in 1860 by the Boston firm of W.D.B. Simmons, converted to electropneumatic action with new chests and console, tonal changes in 1930s. New chests and console in 2010, tonal changes moving back towards original voicing. (Database Manager. January 21, 2011)

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  • From Patrick J. Murphy website
    Catholic Community of St. Ignatius, Baltimore, MD
    2010 Patrick J. Murphy & Associates Opus 56
    Great (enclosed within Choir box):
    16' Double Open Diapason (unenclosed)
    8' Open Diapason (unenclosed)
    8' Clarabella (unenclosed)
    8' Salicional (Sw.)
    4' Octave
    4' Flute Harmonic
    2 2/3' Twelfth
    2' Fifteenth
    IV Sesquialtera
    II Mixture
    8' Trumpet
    8' Tromba (Ped.)
    4' Clarion
    16' Lieblich Gedackt
    8' Diapason
    8' Stopped Diapason
    8' Salicional
    8' Vox Celeste (tc)
    4' Octave
    4' Traverse Flute
    2' Octavin
    II Mixture
    8' Oboe
    8' Cornopean
    8' Violin Diapason
    8' Melodia
    8' Dulciana
    8' Unda Maris (tc)
    4' Chimney Flute
    2' Piccolo
    8' Clarinet
    8' Tromba
    32' Resultant
    16' Open Diapason
    16' Violone
    16' Lieblich Gedackt (Sw.)
    8' Major Flute (ext.)
    8' Dolce Flute (ext.)
    8' Stopped Diapason (Sw.)
    16' Trombone (Ch.)
    8' Trumpet (Ch.)
    [Received from Connor Annable 2011-07-26.]
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