The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Philip Neri R.C. Church
230 Woodbine
Louisville, Kentucky 40208

OHS Database ID 2517.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 143, 1993-07-19.

Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 17, 2013.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 18 stops. 18 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position. Combination Action: Adjustable mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard.


  • Status Note: There 1993 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Refurbished by Miller Organ Co. c. 1981. Church closed June 1996. Organ relocated to Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Louisville, KY. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Lynn Thompson. (Database Manager. July 17, 2013)

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  • Specification from Louisville Chapter AGO web site
    Louisville, Kentucky
    St. Philip Neri Roman Catholic Church
    August Prante   1899
    2 manuals, 18 stops, 18 ranks
           GREAT ORGAN
        8' Open Diapason    58
        8' Dulciana         58
        8' Gamba (TC)       46
        8' Melodia          58
        4' Principal        58
        4' Flute d'Amour    58  1-24 open wood
        2' Octave           58
        8' Trumpet          58
           SWELL ORGAN
        8' Stopped Diapason 58  wood
        8' Violin Diapason  58
        8' Aeolina          46  1-12 from St. Diap.
        4' Violina          58
        4' Flute Traverso   58  25-58 harmonic
        2' Piccolo          58  13-58 harmonic
        8' Oboe & Bassoon   58
       16' Double Open      27  wood
       16' Bourdon          27  wood
        8' Violoncello      27  wood
           Swell to Great
           Swell to Pedal
           Great to Pedal
           Great Forte
           Great Piano
           Swell Forte
           Swell Piano
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2015-08-30]
  • Click Here Specification from Louisville Chapter AGO web site Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.