The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Mary of the Angels R.C. Church
1850 N. Hermitage Ave. @ Courtland Ave.
Chicago, Illinois

OHS Database ID 8616.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 279, 2002-07-01.

Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
(The last update we received about this organ was on the transfer of data from the OHS PC Database, October 30, 2004.)

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 73 stops. 31 ranks.


  • Status Note: There 1996 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Cost $23,500. Rear gallery with echo behind main altar. Compass 61/32. Possibly a rebuild of church's earlier 1892, 3m. Kimball in earlier building. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

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  • [Unattributed]. "Chicago Chapter AGO: Architectural Tour and Organ Crawl," The Stopt Diapason (Vol. 1, No. 3 [June 1980], pp. 1-13). [descriptions, stoplists, brief histories, chronologies]

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  • Typed stoplist (Source: The Stopt Diapason, Vol. 1, No. 3)
          St. Mary of the Angels
          Chicago, Illinois
          W.W. Kimball, 1922
          OHS ID: 8616
          GREAT                  CHOIR               SWELL
          (enclosed)          16 Contra Dulciana  16 Bourdon
       16 Contra Clarabella    8 Viol Diapason     8 Open Diapason
        8 Viola Diapason       8 Concert Flute     8 Claribel Flute
        8 Tibia Clausa         8 Unda Maris        8 Rohr Flute
        8 Gamba                8 Quintadena        8 Viole d'Orchestra
        8 Concert Flute        8 Dulciana          8 Viole Celeste
        8 Gemshorn             4 Flauto Traverso   8 Aeoline
        4 Geigen Principal     4 Dulcet            4 Wald Flute
        4 Harmonic Flute       2 Piccolo           4 Violin
          Quint Mixture II     8 Saxophone     2-2/3 Nasard
        8 Tuba                                     2 Flautina
          Chimes                 SOLO                Mixture III
                               8 Diapason Phonon  16 Contra Fagott
          (unenclosed)         8 Melophone         8 Trumpet
       16 Major Diapason       8 Tibia Clausa      8 Oboe Horn
        8 Principal Diapason   8 Orchestral Cello  8 Vox Humana
        8 Small Diapason       4 Solo Flute        4 Clarion
        4 Octave              16 Ophicleide       
        2 Fifteenth            8 Tuba                PEDAL
                               8 English Horn        (enclosed)
          ECHO                 4 Cornet           32 Acoustic Bass
        8 English Diapason       Chimes           16 Contra Tibia
        8 Fern Flute                              16 Bourdon
        8 Muted Viol             PEDAL            16 String Bass
        8 Vox Angelica           (unenclosed)      8 Tibia Clausa
        4 Forest Flute        16 First Diapason    8 Violoncello
        8 Musette             16 Secoond Diapason  8 Flute
        8 Vox Humana           8 Octave           16 Trombone
                                                  16 Bassoon
                                                   8 Tuba
                                                   4 Cornet    
    [Received online from T. Daniel Hancock, 2012-09-13]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist (Source: The Stopt Diapason, Vol. 1, No. 3) Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.