The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Joseph's R.C. Church
Bryan, Texas 7780_

OHS Database ID 4962.


Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 17, 2019.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 10 stops.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed.

Notes

  • From St. Mary R. C., Bremond, TX. Rebuilt Schneider 1982, 2-24, electric pedal replaced tubular pedal. PSS old & newstop lists. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated by Rich Schneider

    This organ was completely subsumed into a 34rk rebuild in the 1990s by
    the Boettcher firm of Dallas using parts from 1950's Casavant from Second Baptist Church
    in Fort Worth and a 3m Wicks "eyeline" console purchased from Van Cliburn. (Stephen Hall. February 23, 2019)
  • Updated by Richard Schneider, the builder.

    Sending A copy of the Stoplist from 1982-3 (Stephen Hall. April 17, 2019)

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Pipework in rear gallery. Photograph by Blake Angerman 2020-02-01

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist taken from console
    St. Joseph Catholic Church
    Bryan, Texas
    A. B. Felgemacher 1915
    
    Organ originally installed in St. Mary Catholic Church in Bremond, Texas.
    Organ removed to Bryan in 1972 and installed by Otto Hofmann without alteration.
    
    Original Specification
    
    Great
     8'     Open Diapason   61p 43sc
     8'     Melodia         61p
     8'     Dulciana        49p (low 8ve grooved)
     4'     Octave          61p
     2'     Fifteenth       61p
            Swell to Great   (piston under Gt.man.)
    
    Swell
     8'     Open Diapason   49p (low 8ve grooved)
     8'     Stopped Diapason61p
     8'     Viola da Gamba  49p (low 8ve grooved)
     8'     Vox Celeste     49p
     4'     Flute d'Amour   61p
            Tremolo
    
    Pedal
    16'     Bourdon  (tubular pneumatic)
            Great to Pedal piston under Gt. Man.
            Swell to Pedal   "      "     " 
    
    1982 revisions by R. Schneider
    Great
    III   Mixture        183p (Tommy Anderson)
     8'   Trumpet         61p (Durst w/Eng. Shallots)
    
    Swell
     4'   Open Diapason   61' (8' moved to 4' and rescaled 2 pipes)
     II   Mixture        122  (Tommy Anderson)
    
    This organ was completely subsumed into a 34rk rebuild in the 1990s by 
    the Boettcher firm of Dallas using parts from 1950's Casavant from Second Baptist Church
    in Fort Worth and a 3m Wicks "eyeline" console purchased from Van Cliburn.
    
    
    
     [Received from Rev. Larry Covington 2016-07-19.]
  • Click Here Stoplist taken from console Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.