Pipe Organ Database

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Wm. Schuelke Organ Co. (1900ca.)

Originally Simmons & Willcox (1861)

Location:

St. Mary's Assumption R.C. Church
2030 Constance Street
New Orleans, LA 70130 US
Organ ID: 5295

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 2 manuals. 27 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case 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
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The builder did not use opus numbers to identify his work, but the catalog number S-148 was assigned to this instrument by Elizabeth Towne Schmitt and may be used for reference.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was Simmons & Willcox (1861).

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 1989

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Wind system replaced. Console replaced by Austin, then Möller console. Pipework altered. Cleaned & repaired by New Orleans OHS chapter.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2002-12-28

Gallery and Organ Case: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2002-12-28

Stained Glass Window: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2002-12-28

Church Interior and Altar: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2002-12-28

Pews: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2002-12-28

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