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St. Joseph's R.C. Church
830 Poplar Street
Macon, Georgia 31201

OHS Database ID 36215.

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Status and Condition

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Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 35 stops. 44 registers. 53 ranks. 2866 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.


  • Identified through information from Dennis Huthnance -- Uses case, console shell, and two sets of pipes (vox humana and a pedal stop) from the 1903 Pilcher. (James Cook. July 16, 2008)
  • Pilcher Op. 440 installed in 1902; rebuilt and enlarged by Pilcher in 1937 as Op. 1829; replaced in 1985 by 3/53 Schlicker, retaining the case, Pilcher console chell and some Pilcher pipework. (Jeff Scofield. September 26, 2014)

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Balcony and Pipe Facade. Photograph by Douglas H. Cable 2009-12-02
Console and Pipe Facade. Photograph by Douglas H. Cable 2009-12-02
Console. Photograph by Douglas H. Cable 2009-12-02
Church Interior and Altar. Photograph by Douglas H. Cable 2009-12-02

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  • Stoplist from Catalogue of Pipe Organs in Georgia , Atlanta AGO
           Macon, Georgia
           St. Joseph's R. C. Church
           Schlicker   1986   3/53
           GREAT                            POSITIV (expressive)  
       16' Bourdon           61 *       16' Quintadena       61
        8' Principal         61          8' Harfenprincipal  61
        8' Spillflöte        61          8' Holzgedeckt      61
        8' Gemshorn         [pf]         8' Quintadena       12
        4' Octave            61          4' Koppelflöte      61
        4' Hohlflöte         61          4' Fugara          [pf]
        2' Superoctave       21          2' Principal        61
        V  Cornet           125 *    1 1/3' Klein Nasat      61
    IV-VI  Mixture          330     III-IV  Scharf          232
        8' Trompette         61          8' Cromorne         61
        4' Trichterregal     61             Tremolo
           SWELL I
                                        32' Untersatz (res)  --
        8' Rohrflöte         61         16' Principal        32 *
        4' Spitzflöte        61         16' Subbass          32 **
    2 2/3' Nasat             61         16' Bourdon          GT
        2' Waldflöte         61          8' Octave           12
    1 3/5' Terz              61          8' Flute            12
           Sub                           4' Choralbass       12
           Unison Off                    4' Flute            12
           Super                        IV  Mixture         128
                                        16' Posaune          32 *
           SWELL II                      8' Trompette        12
                                         4' Clairon          12
        8' Gedeckt           61 **
        8' Salicional        61
        8' Voix Celeste      61
        4' Principal         61
       IV  Mixture          244
       16' Fagott            61
        8' Petite Trompette  61
        8' Vox Humana        61 **
           Sub                           *  partially Pilcher
           Unison Off                       pipework
           Super                        **  Pilcher pipework
          [Received from Jeff Scofield September 26, 2014]