Pipe Organ Database

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J.G. Pfeffer & Son (1890)

Location:

St. Joseph R.C. Shrine
1220 N. 11th St. at Biddle St.
St. Louis, MO 63101 US
Organ ID: 1321

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 32 ranks. 1,895 pipes. 2 manuals. 27 stops. 30 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: Exposed pipes or case front visible in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 27
  • Registers: 30
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on January 03, 2012:

Updated through online information from Michael Bavlsik. -- Current state is: Restored to original condition by Martin Ott, organbuilder 2003. It is a museum quality restoration. The organ is completely unaltered from its 1890 state.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on January 02, 2012:

Updated through online information from Michael Bavlsik.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1995.

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Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Case may be 1860s. Compass 58/27.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from Martin Ott Pipe Organ Company web site
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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