The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Lutheran Church
900 Bemidji Ave. N.
Bemidji, Minnesota 56601

OHS Database ID 65200.

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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 30, 2020.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 19 stops. 30 registers. 25 ranks. 1343 pipes. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. 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.


  • Retained some pipework from the previous (Moller) organ; also retained the console, which was rebuilt and updated. (Jeff Scofield. January 30, 2020)

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Chancel, exposed pipes and console. Photograph courtesy of Casavant Frères

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  • . Source: Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
        Bemidji, Minnesota
        First Lutheran Church
        Casavant   Op. 3922   2017   2/25
        GREAT                           SWELL                         PEDAL
    16' Bourdon           --  a      8' Stopped Diapason  58      32' Resultant   --
     8' Open Diapason     58  b      8' Viola da Gamba    58 e    16' Subbass     32 g
     8' Bourdon           58  c      8' Voix Celeste      46       8' Octavebass  32
     8' Bibigwan  G2-G4   25         4' Spindle Flute     58       8' Bourdon     GT
     4' Octave            58     2 2/3' Nazard            58       4' Octave      12
     4' Chimney Flute     12         2' Piccolo           58       4' Flute       GT
     2' Fifteenth         58     1 3/5' Tierce            58      16' Posaune L/2 12 GT
    IV  Mixture  1 1/3'  232     II-IV  Mixture          186
     8' Posaune           58        16' Basson            12 f
        Unison Off                   8' Clarinet        prep
     8' Festival Trumpet  46  d      8' Bassoon-Oboe      58
        Chimes                          Tremulant
     a  From PD Subbass 1-12            Unison Off
     b  Bass in façade                  Super
     c  1-12 existing stopped        8' Festival Trumpet  58
     d  From 2nd C, 1-12 PD          e  1-6 Haskell pipes          g  existing
        Posaune; hooded MC-up        f  1-12 half-length         
                       [Received from Jeff Scofield January 30, 2020]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.