The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Luke Episcopal Church
Dixon, Illinois

OHS Database ID 50401.

Status and Condition

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Technical Details

6 divisions.


  • Identified through online information from T. Daniel Hancock. -- Noted in "The Stopt Diapason," December 1981 as being in progress, and also as "probably the largest pipe organ in Illinois outside of Chicago." St. Luke's Church is described as "a quaint 250 seat Gothic building." (Database Manager. September 27, 2012)
  • Updated through online information from T. Daniel Hancock. (Database Manager. October 2, 2012)

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  • [Unattributed]. "OHS Illinois West Tour," The Stopt Diapason (Vol. 2, No. 6 [December 1981], pp. 11-15). [descriptions of organs visited on OHS crawl]

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  • Typed stoplist (Source: The Stopt Diapason, December 1981)
          St. Luke Episcopal Church
          Dixon, Illinois
          Howell Organ Company, Opus 9, ca. 1981
          OHS ID: 50401
          GREAT                   CHOIR                     SWELL              PEDAL
       16 Quintaden             8 Holzgedackt            16 Bourdon         32 Untersatz (elec)
        8 Prinzipal             8 Gemshorn                8 Rohrflote       16 Principal (1-12 elec)
        8 Holz Bordun           8 Gemshorn Celeste        8 Viola           16 Open Wood
        8 Flute Harmonique      4 Open Flute              8 Viola Celeste   16 Subbass
        4 Oktav             2-2/3 Twelfth                 8 Flute Conique   16 Contra Dolce
        4 Nachthorn             2 Fifteenth               8 Flute Celeste   16 Quintaden (Gt)
    2-2/3 Twelfth           1-3/5 Seventeenth             4 Prestant         8 Principal
        2 Octavin                 (prep.)                 4 Flute Couverte   8 Gedeckt
        2 Blockflote            1 Twenty-Second           2 Doublette        8 Quintaden
    1-3/5 Terz                  8 Clarinet                  Cymbale IV       4 Choralbass
          Mixture IV                                     16 Bassoon          4 Quintaden
       16 Contra Posaune          ECHO                    8 Trompete           Mixture III
        8 Trumpet               8 Principal               8 Oboe            32 Posaune
        4 Klarine (from 16)     8 Gedeckt                 8 Vox Humana      16 Tuba Profunda
                                4 Octave                    Tremolo         16 Posaune                                                      
          ANTIPHONAL        2-2/3 Twelfth                   Vox H. Tremolo  16 Bassoon (Sw)
        8 Gedeckt           1-1/3 Nineteenth                                 8 Posaune
        8 Dolce                 8 Cor Anglais               POSITIV          4 Posaune
        8 Dolce Celeste           (prep)                    (prepared)       4 Fagot
        8 Vox Humana              Tremolo
        2 Fifteenth
        2 Flageolet               NOTE: The stops are from many different source; some new, some, old,
        8 Trompette en Chamade    and it is possible to draw many examples of builders' sounds in 
                                  textures from English "Cathedral" to German Baroque to French 
    [Received online from T. Daniel Hancock, 2012-10-01]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist (Source: The Stopt Diapason, December 1981) Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.