The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. John's Lutheran Church
112 Walters Street
Corning, Missouri 64437

OHS Database ID 41264.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 384.

Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 23, 2010.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

One manual. 2 divisions. 8 stops. 13 registers. 8 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard.


  • Identified through online information from David Lewis. -- Installed in 1898. Original leather on reservoir. Cone-tuned. Quimby Pipe Organs tuned organ in 1993 and replaced collapsed Dulciana rank with ca. 1900 Kilgen Dulciana. According to church officials, the organ had not seen a technician in the prior 40-60 years. Two stage mechanical combination action missing. Electric blower added at unknown date. (Database Manager. June 5, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from David Lewis. -- The organ is in excellent condition and regularly played for services. (Database Manager. June 6, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from David Lewis. -- OHS Historic Citation #384 presented 10-10-10. (Database Manager. October 23, 2010)

Online Documents

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Church exterior. Photograph by David Lewis 2009-05-29
Organ in gallery. Photograph by David Lewis 2009-05-29
Facade. Photograph by David Lewis 2009-05-29
Keydesk. Photograph by David Lewis 2009-05-29

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  • Typed stoplist from David Lewis
    Manual (58 notes)
    8’ Open Diapason Treble
    8’ Open Diapason Bass (1-5 sw, 6-19 in case)  
    8’ Melodia
    8’ Salicional
    8’ Dulciana
    8’ Unison Bass
    4’ Octave (1-12 common with 8’ Diap. Bass)
    4’ Flute d’Amour Treble
    4’ Flute Bass
    2’ Fifteenth
    Pedal (27 notes, flat, non-radiating)
    16’ Bourdon
          Pedal Coupler
          Bellows Signal  	
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from David Lewis Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.