The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Mary's R.C. Church
415 E. 8th Street
New Albany, Indiana 47150

OHS Database ID 915.

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This organ received OHS Citation number 270.

Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ needs repairs, but is in usable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 24, 2019.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 19 stops. 21 ranks.

Traditional style console with roll top. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard.


  • Status Note: There 1997 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Installed December 1886. Renovated 1986 by Miller Organ Co. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • citation presented 7 April 2002 (Paul Marchesano. June 9, 2005)
  • Updated by Ryan J. Ward, who has heard or played the organ.

    (Thurlow Weed. October 24, 2019)

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Encased Organ with Console and Facade Pipes. Photograph by John Rust (2010)

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  • From SIAGO website
    St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church, New Albany, Indiana
    1886 Carl Barckhoff organ
    16' Bourdon 58w
    8' Open Diapason 58m
    8' Melodia 58w
    8' Dulciana 46m
    4' Principal 58m
    3' (2 2/3') Twelfth 58m
    2' Fifteenth 58m
    Mixture III 174m
    8' Trumpet 58m
    8' Open Diapason 58w&m
    8' Rohr Flute 58w&m
    8' Salicional 46m
    4' Flute Harmonic 58w&m
    4' Fugara 58m
    2' Piccolo 58m
    8' Oboe & Bassoon 58m
    16' Sub Bass 27w
    8' Flute Bass 27w
    8' Violoncello 27m
    Swell to Great
    Swell to Pedal
    Great to Pedal
    Bellows Signal
    Wind Indicator
    2 Gt. combination pedals (missing)
    Great to Pedal Reversible
    balanced Swell Pedal
     [Received from Connor Annable 2011-10-31.]
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