The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Mary of the Assumption
Vine & Prince St (just east of the present church)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania 17603

OHS Database ID 64667.

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Status and Condition

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Technical Details

Two manuals. 24 ranks.

Notes

  • This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ.
    Identified by Steven Bartley, citing information from this publication: Lancaster Intelligencer, PA Jan 31, 1854 pg2.
    Lengthy article, including specification of the instrument, and some details.
    Gothic case, front pipes richly gilt. Twelve stops on Great - 54 keys, Seven stops on Swell 54 keys (Choir bass CC-f) 8 stopped diapason & 4 principal; Pedal 18 keys & 4 stops;Gt/Ped, Sw/Gt. In 1881, a new larger church was built, on the ground just to the west of the old Stone church. (as per church web site history) (Database Manager. August 3, 2019)

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  • Original document from Steve Bartley.. Source: Lancaster Intelligencer, Jan 31, 1854
    Lancaster, PA
    St. Mary of the Assumption
    
    Organ by Pomplitz & Rodewald
     
    GREAT C.C. to F. in Alto, 54 keys
    16 Bourdon - from C.
     8 Open Diapason
     8 Stopped Diapason Bass
     8 Stopped Diapason Treble
     8 Dulciana -from tenor F.
     4 Principal
     4 Flute
     2-2/3 Twelfth
     2 Fifteenth
     II Cornet
     III Sesquialtera
     8 Trumpet- from tenor F.
       Sw/Gt
    
    SWELL - from tenor F to F in Alto 54 keys (?)
     8 Open Diapason
     8 Viol d' Amour
     8 Stopped Diapason
     4 Principal
     4 Flute
     2 Fifteenth
     8 Hautbois
    
    CHOIR BASS from C.C. to F.
     8 Stopped Diapason
     4 Principal
    
    PEDAL from C. C. to F. 18 keys
    16 Subbass
     8 Violoncello
     4 Principal
    16 Bassoon
       Gt/Pd
     
     
    
     
    		
  • Click Here Original document from Steve Bartley.. Source: Lancaster Intelligencer, Jan 31, 1854 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.