The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Augustana University
2001 S. Summit Ave.
Sioux Falls, South Dakota 57197


OHS Database ID 6882.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
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. Mechanical stop action.

Three manuals. 32 stops. 43 ranks. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Hitchdown couplers.


  • Status Note: There 1991. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Box casework right front side. Pedal tower on left. Wind = 80mm Manual compass 56 notes, pedal compass 30 notes. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from John Nordlie. (Database Manager. October 11, 2015)
  • Updated by Marilyn Schempp, who has heard or played the organ.

    (Thurlow Weed. July 24, 2019)
  • Updated by Marilyn Schempp, who has heard or played the organ.

    (Thurlow Weed. July 24, 2019)

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Organ Case. (ca. 2014). Photograph by John Nordlie
Chancel and Organ Case. (ca. 2014). Photograph by John Nordlie

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  • Stoplist from Nordlie
    Sioux Falls, South Dakota
    Augustana College Chapel
    J.F. Nordlie (Opus 6, 1983)
    Quintaton 16
    Principal 8
    Rohrflöte 8
    Octave 4
    Quint 2 2/3
    Octavin 2
    Terz 1 3/5
    IV-V Mixture 1 1/3
    Trumpet 8
    Swell to Great
    Positiv to Great
    Viola 8
    Celeste 8 tc
    Oak Gedackt 8
    Prestant 4
    Koppelflöte 4
    Doublette 2
    III Scharf 2/3
    Dulzian 16
    Oboe 8
    Positiv to Swell
    Gedackt 8
    Rohrflöte 4
    Blockflöte 2
    Quint 1 1/3
    III Cornet 2 2/3 g¡
    II-III Cymbal 1/3
    Krummhorn 8
    Subbass 16
    Principal 8
    Pommer 8
    Choralbass 4
    Nachthorn 2
    Posaune 16
    Trumpet 8
    Schalmei 4
    Great to Pedal
    Swell to Pedal
    Positiv to Pedal
     [Received from Richard C Greene 2013-10-31.]
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