The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
1021 University Ave.
Madison, Wisconsin 53715

East Transept

OHS Database ID 65167.

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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 January 12, 2020.

Technical Details

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 19 stops. 19 registers. 19 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.


  • Originally installed Fifth Presbyterian Church, Chicago; relocated to Millard Congregational Church, Chicago, in ca. 1900; the church closed and the organ was sold in 1996 to Luther Memorial Lutheran Church, Madison, Wisconsin, restored by J. C. Taylor, Kaukauna, Wisconsin, and installed in the East Transept in 1997. (Jeff Scofield. January 12, 2020)

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Photo taken of organ in Chicago before the 1996 move. Photograph provided by Andrew Schaeffer
Organ Case. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer (2012)
Organ Case detail. Photo in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer (2012)
Organ Case and Nave. Photo in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer (2012)
Church Exterior. Photo in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer (2012)

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  • . Source: Stoplist provided by Stephen Schnurr 1999 for Stopt Diapason
    Specification of 1893 J. W. Steere & Sons opus 356:
    GREAT (Manual I-Enclosed with Swell)
    16 Bourdon Treble (from tenor F-sharp, wood-40 pipes)*
    16 Bourdon Bass (wood-18 pipes)*
    8 Open Diapason (lowest 16 in facade, metal-58 pipes)*
    8 Melodia Stop'd. Bass (wood-58 pipes)
    8 Dulciana (metal-58 pipes)
    4 Octave (metal-58 pipes)
    4 Flute d'Amour (wood and metal-58 pipes)
    2 Twelfth (metal-58 pipes)
    2 Fifteenth (metal-58 pipes)
    8 Clarinet (from tenor C, metal-46 pipes)
    *  unenclosed
    SWELL (Manual II-Enclosed)
    8 Open Diapason (metal-58 pipes)
    8 Stop'd. Diapason (wood-58 pipes)
    8 Salicional (metal-58 pipes)
    8 AEoline (metal-58 pipes)
    4 Violina (metal-58 pipes)
    4 Flute Harmonique (wood and metal-58 pipes)
    2 Flautino (metal-58 pipes)
    8 Oboe (from tenor C, metal-46 pipes)
    8 Bassoon (bottom octave, metal-12 pipes)
    16 Bourdon (wood-27 pipes)
    8 Violoncello (metal-27 pipes)
    Great to Pedale
    Swell to Pedale
    Swell to Great
    Piano Great (double-acting, not labeled)
    Forte Great (double-acting, not labeled)
    Great to Pedal Reversible
    Balanced Swell Expression Shoe
    [Received from Andrew Schaeffer January 12, 2020]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist provided by Stephen Schnurr 1999 for Stopt Diapason Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.