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Charlestown Retirement Community St. Charles Seminary
715 Maiden Choice Lane
Catonsville, Maryland 21228

Our Lady of the Angels Chapel

OHS Database ID 7259.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 129.

Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 11, 2010.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) ventil chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 34 stops. 37 registers. 38 ranks. 2423 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Building was formerly Chapel of Our Lady at St. Charles Seminary. New console by Casavant in 1969. Rebuilt by Casavant early 1990's. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. April 26, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Michael McMullen. (Database Manager. July 10, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Michael McMullen. (Database Manager. July 11, 2010)

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Catonsville, Maryland
           St. Charles College Chapel
           Casavant   Op. 808   1919   3/38
           Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
           GREAT                        SWELL
       16' Double Open       56     16' Bourdon           68
        8' Open Diapason     68      8' Open Diapason     68
        8' Violin Diapason   68      8' Stopped Diapason  68
        8' Hohlflöte         68      8' Viola di Gamba    68
        8' Chimney Flute     68      8' Voix celeste   tc 56
        8' Dolce             68      8' Aeoline           68
        4' Octave            68      4' Flauto Traverso   68
        4' Harmonic Flute    68      2' Piccolo           61
    2 2/3' Twelfth           68     IV  Mixture          272
        2' Fifteenth         61      8' Cornopean         68
        8' Trumpet  (soft)   68      8' Oboe              68
           Unison Off                8' Vox Humana        68
           Super                        Tremulant
           CHOIR                        Unison Off
        8' Geigen Principal  68         Super
        8' Melodia           68
        8' Dulciana          68         PEDAL
        8' Unda Maris        68     16' Open Diapason     30
        8' Viole             68     16' Bourdon           30
        4' Waldflöte         68     16' Gedeckt           SW
        2' Flageolet         61      8' Octave            12
        8' Clarinet          68      8' Stopped Diapason  12
           Tremulant                 8' Violoncello       30
           Sub                      16' Trombone  (soft)  30
           Unison off
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield April 26, 2010.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.