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St. Paul's R.C. Cathedral
Worcester, Massachusetts

OHS Database ID 61854.

Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 21, 2018.

Technical Details

Three manuals.


  • This describes a rebuild of an existing organ.
    Identified by Sam Cherubin, listing this website as a source of information:
    Gallery Organ was 1952 Casavant Freres (Opus 2419). Chancel Organ was 13 ranks Wicks Pipe Organ. A few ranks from previous Johnson pipe organ were incorporated into Gallery instrument. Russell & Co. Organ Builders added new pipework or rebuilt older pipework in the Gallery Organ. A new console and gallery organ casework was also done at the time of the renovation in 2000. (Database Manager. March 21, 2018)

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Church Exterior. Photograph by Stephen St. Denis 2017-03-26
Chancel. Photograph by Stephen St. Denis 2017-03-26
Gallery Organ. Photograph by Stephen St. Denis 2017-03-26
Chancel Organ. Photograph by Stephen St. Denis 2017-03-26

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  • Original document from Sam Cherubin.. Source: Stoplist from organ builder's website
    St. Paul's Roman Catholic Cathedral
    Worcester, MA
    Russell & Co. Organ Builders - Opus 38 (2000)
    (C) = Casavant pipework
    (J) = Johnson pipework
    (W) = Wicks pipework
    * = prepared pipework
    16' Montre
    16' Flute Conique
    8' Montre
    8' Diapason
    8' Salicionel 
    8' Flute Harmonique
    8' Bourdon
    4' Prestant
    4' Flute a Cheminee
    2-2/3' Quinte (J)
    2' Doublette (J)
    1-3/5' Tierce (J)
    V Fourniture
    V Cornet (T.C)
    16' Trompette
    8' Trompette
    4' Clairon
    G.O Octaves Graves
    G.O Muet
    Pedale to G.O
    8' Bombarde (Pedale)
    8' Trompette en Chamade (C)
    *8' Montre
    8' Salicionel (G.O)
    8' Flute Double (C)
    8' Flute Conique (C)
    8' Cor de Chamois (C)
    4' Prestant
    4' Flute Ouverte 
    2-2/3' Nasard
    2' Quarte de Nasard
    1-3/5' Tierce
    IV Petite Plein Jeu
    8' Trompette
    8' Clarinette (J)
    8' Trompette en Chamade
    Positif Octaves
    Positif Graves
    Positif Muet
    16' Bourdon (C)
    8' Diapason
    8' Bourdon
    8' Viole de Gambe (J)
    8' Voix Celeste (J)
    4' Prestant
    4' Violina (J)
    4' Flute a Fuseau
    *2-2/3' Nasard 
    2' Octavin Harmonique (J)
    *1-3/5' Tierce
    *1-1/3' Larigot
    V Plein Jeu
    * IV Cymbale
    16' Basson (C,J)
    8' Trompette
    8' Hautbois
    8' Voix Humaine (Hall)
    8' Trompette en Chamade 
    Recit Octaves
    Recit Graves
    Recit Muet
    Recit Aigu
    32' Soubasse
    16' Contrebasse (J)
    16' Montre (G.O)
    16' Soubasse (C)
    16' Bourdon Doux (Recit)
    16' Flute Conique (G.O)
    8' Principal (J)
    8' Bourdon (C)
    8' Bourdon Doux
    8' Flute Conique (G.O)
    4' Octave (C,J)
    4' Flute Ouverte
    V-VI Fourniture
    V Grande Cornet
    32' Contre Bombarde
    16' Bombarde
    16' Trompette (G.O)
    16' Basson (Recit)
    8' Bombarde
    8' Trompette (G.O)
    8' Basson (G.O)
    4' Clairon (G.O)
    4' Chalemeau (Recit)
    8' Trompette en Chamade
    Pedale Muet
    ORGUE DE CHOER (Choir Organ)
    8' Montre (new)
    8' Bourdon (W)
    8' Flute Ouverte (T.C) (W)
    4' Prestant (W)
    IV Plein Jeu (Recit)
    *8' Trompette
    Grand Orgue Muet
    8' Principal (W)
    8' Flute a Cheminee (W)
    8' Salicional (J)
    8' Voix Celeste (J)
    4' Prestant (W)
    4' Flute a Fuseau (W)
    2' Flute a Bec (W)
    IV Plein Jeu (new)
    8' Hautbois (J)
    Recit Muet
    *16' Montre
    16' Soubasse (W)
    8' Principal (W)
    8' Bourdon (W)
    4' Octave (W)
    4' Flute (W)
    *8' Trompette
    8' Hautbois (W)
    Pedale Muet
  • Click Here Original document from Sam Cherubin.. Source: Stoplist from organ builder's website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.