The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Francis of Assisi R.C. Church
1960 Bardstown Road
Louisville, Kentucky 40205

Left Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 4933.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
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 January 1, 2007.
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Technical Details

Mechanical key action. No stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 22 stops. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Concave radiating pedalboard. Combination action toe studs.


  • Status Note: There 1999 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Austin Speaker. -- I was a student at St. Francis of Assisi school for 5 years and grew to love the organ. It is one of two in the church. The other is never used, but is several times larger. (Database Manager. January 1, 2007)

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Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr
Sanctuary interior and organ. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr
Organ case. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr
Organ and case. Photograph by Jeff Scofield
Sanctuary interior to rear. Photograph by Jeff Scofield
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield

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When they are available, stoplists for organs are included in the Database. To make corrections in stoplists that you see here, please send details via e-mail to rather than submitting a new stoplist through our online form.

  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
    Saint Francis of Assisi. Louisville, KY
    1986 Noack Organ Co. Opus 105
    (Stoplist: Robert Coulter 1998)
    Great: 56 notes
    Bourdon - 16'
    Principal - 8'
    Second Principal(MC) - 8'
    Chimney Flute - 8'
    Octave - 4'
    Twelth - 2 2/3'
    Fifteenth - 2'
    Seventeenth - 1 3/5'
    Mixture - IV-VI
    Trumpet - 8'
    Swell: 56 notes, enclosed
    Gedackt - 8'
    Viola(TC) - 8'
    Cremona - 8'
    Principal - 4'
    Recorder - 4'
    Octave - 2'
    Cornet(MC) - III
    Sharp - III
    Pedal: 30 notes
    Stopt Bass - 16'
    Open Bass - 8'
    Octave - 4'
    Trombone - 16'
    Trumpet(Gt.) - 8'
    Couplers: (hitch down pedals)
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.