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St. Mary's Seminary and University
5400 Roland Avenue
Baltimore, Maryland 21210

OHS Database ID 49975.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 8, 2012.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 37 stops. 45 registers. 37 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from Paul Binko. -- Rebuild by Casavant with an enlarged stop list and one rank rescaled. No other alterations were made. The rebuild project was directed by Simon Couture, re-voicing by Richard Marchand, installation by Donald DuLaney and David Storey.
    The original organ was built for the New York residence of Archer Gibson. Aeolian, Opus 1419 (1918, 1929) Electro-pneumatic action 3 manuals, 33 stops, 26 ranks. At the end of his life, Gibson donated the instrument to Saint Mary's Seminary to be used in their newly constructed chapel. Casavant used many mechanisms and seventeen ranks, and added sixteen additional ranks to the instrument in 1954 as their Opus #2226. (Database Manager. July 8, 2012)

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Gallery, Console, and Pipe Facade. Photograph by Paul Binko 2011-05-04
Console. Photograph by Paul Binko 2011-05-04

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
    Baltimore, Maryland
    St. Mary's Seminary and University
    
    Casavant   Op. 2226   1954/2011
    
    *Aeolian 1918, Opus 1419
    
    GREAT ORGAN
    *Flute Conique  16 (1-12 Casavant)
    Open Diapason 8
    *Flute Conique  8
    *Hohlflote 8
    *Gemshorn 8
    Octave 4
    Harmonic Flute 4
    Twelfth 2 2/3
    Fifteenth 2
    *Trombone 16
    *Trumpet 8
    Chimes
     
    SWELL ORGAN
    *Gedeckt 16 (1-12 Casavant)
    Open Diapason 8
    *Stopped Diapason 8
    *Viole de Gamba 8
    *Voix Celeste 8
    Violina 4
    *Flauto Traverso 4
    Twelfth 2 2/3
    Octavin 2
    Tierce 1 3/5
    Larigot 1 1/3
    *Trumpet 8
    *Oboe 8
    *Vox Humana 8
     
    CHOIR ORGAN
    Geigen Principal 8
    Melodia 8
    Dulciana 8
    Unda Maris 8
    Geigen Principal 4
    Lieblichflote 4
    Piccolo 2
    *Clarinet 8
    *Harp
    Zimbelstern 
    Chimes 
    
    PEDAL ORGAN
    Bourdon 32 
    Flute Conique 32 
    *Contrabasse 16
    *Bourdon 16
    *Flute Conique 16
    *Gedeckt 16
    *Cello 8
    *Flute Conique 8 
    *Stopped Flute 8
    Choralbasse 4
    *Trombone 16
    *Trumpet 8 
    
     [Received from Paul Binko 2012-07-09.]
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