The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Luke's R.C. Church
7001 Georgetown Pike
McLean, Virginia 22101

OHS Database ID 9202.

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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 September 21, 2017.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 41 stops. 55 registers. 60 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Non-traditional style console. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.

Push-button stop controls. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. 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.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 2003. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Has speaking pipes that are installed downwards, which match a set that point upwards. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Tracker and electric action. A tracker console is attached to the case, and an electric console is movable. (Elizabeth Schmitt. April 16, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from Bryan Dunnewald. -- Very nice sound. In excellent condition. The stops are light up buttons. (Database Manager. January 6, 2009)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • Staff. "August Crawl to McLean, Virginia," Where the Tracker Action Is (Vol. 33, No. 3 (September 2003)).

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Photographs

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Organ Case and Consoles. Photograph by Craig Williams 2008-04-17
Organ Case. Photograph by Craig Williams 2018-04-17
Interior. Photograph by Craig Williams 2018-04-17
Sanctuary. Photograph by Craig Williams 2018-04-17

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From church website
    McLean, Virginia
    St. Luke's Roman Catholic Church
    
    Steiner-Reck Organ Co.   Opus 104   1998   3 manuals, 55 registers, 41 stops, 60 ranks
    ______________________________________________________________________________________
    
               GREAT ORGAN                             SWELL ORGAN
           16' Montre                    58        16' Bourdon                   70
           16' Bourdon (Sw)              --         8' Holzprincipal             58
            8' Montre                    58         8' Bourdon (fr. 16')         --
            8' Violoncello               58         8' Viola                     58
            8' Flûte majeure             58         8' Celeste (TC)              46
            4' Octave                    58         4' Principal                 58
            4' Flute                     58         4' Flûte harmonique          58
        2 2/3' Nazard                    58     2 2/3' Nazard                    58
            2' Doublette                 58         2' Octavin                   58
        1 3/5' Tierce                    58         2' Plein jeu IV-V           278
        2 2/3' Grande fourniture II-IV  186        16' Basson                    58
        1 1/3' Fourniture IV-V          268         8' Trompette                 58
            8' Trompette                 58         8' Hautbois                  58
            8' Tromba                    26            Tremulant
            4' Clarion                   46
            8' Trompette en chamade      58            PEDAL ORGAN
               Tremulant                           32' Subbass (1-16 elec.)      28
                                                   16' Principal                 44
               POSITIV ORGAN (enclosed)            16' Subbass (fr. 32')         --
            8' Holzgedackt               58        16' Montre (Gt)               --
            8' Gemshorn                  44        16' Bourdon (Sw)              --
            4' Principal                 58         8' Octavebass (fr. 16')      --
            4' Koppelfloete              58         8' Flûte                     32
        2 2/3' Sesquialtera II          116         8' Bourdon (Sw)              --
            2' Principal                 58         4' Choralbass                32
        1 1/3' Quinte                    58     2 2/3' Rauschpfeife IV          128
            1' Scharff III-V            261        32' Contre bombarde           56
            8' Cromorne                  58        16' Bombarde (fr. 32')        --
            8' Trompette en chamade (Gt) --        16' Basson (Sw)               --
               Tremulant                            8' Trompette (fr. 32')       --
                                                    4' Basson (Sw)               --
                                                    8' Trompette en chamade (Gt) --
               ACCESSORIES
               Great to Pedal
               Swell to Pedal
               Positiv to Pedal
               Swell to Great
               Positiv to Great
               Swell to Positiv
               Zimbelstern
               Playback system
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-09-21]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From church website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.