The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Bernard R.C. Church
1617 W. Pine Street
Appleton, Wisconsin 54914

OHS Database ID 55181.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 24, 2019.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 28 stops. 40 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. There are hinged doors that enclose keyboards. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Installed August 1986. Cost $186,000. Cleaned and restored by J.W. Walker in 2008. (Steven E. Lawson. June 8, 2015)
  • Updated by Andrew Schaeffer, who has heard or played the organ.

    (Thurlow Weed. July 24, 2019)

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Keydesk. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-07-17
Right Stop Jamb. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-07-17
Facade. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-07-17

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  • Stoplist from photos taken by Stephen Schnurr
    Appleton, Wisconsin
    St. Bernard Roman Catholic Church
    J.W. Walker & Sons Ltd.   1986                   2 manuals, 28 stops, 40 ranks
            GREAT ORGAN                              SWELL ORGAN
         8' Principal             61              8' Bourdon               61
         8' Chimney Flute         61              8' Salicional            61
         4' Octave                61              8' Voix Celeste (tc)     49
         4' Spire Flute           61              4' Principal             61
         2' Fifteenth             61              4' Clear Flute           61
     1 1/3' Larigot               61          2 2/3' Nazard                61
     1 1/3' Mixture IV           244              2' Recorder              61
       1/2' Acuta III            183          1 3/5' Tierce                61
         8' Trompette en Chamade  61              2' Mixture V            305
         8' Cremona               61             16' Fagotto               61
            Tremulant                             8' Trumpet               61
                                                  4' Clarion               61
            PEDAL ORGAN                              Tremulant
        16' Subbass               32
         8' Octave                32                 COUPLERS
         8' Gedackt               32                 Swell to Great
         4' Choralbass            32                 Great to Pedal
     2 2/3' Mixture IV           128                 Swell to Pedal
        16' Trombone              32                 SW Combs on General Toe Pedals
                                                     GT & PED Combs Coupled
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2015-06-08]
  • Click Here Stoplist from photos taken by Stephen Schnurr Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.