Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Henry Niemann (1893)

Exhibited in the 1991 OHS convention(s)

Location:

St. Peter the Apostle Church
Poppleton & Hollins Sreets
Baltimore, MD 21201 US
Organ ID: 3390

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on January 08, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 23 ranks. 2 manuals. 22 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 22
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 19, 2016:

Updated through online information from Daniel Fisher.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on January 13, 2013:

Updated through online information from David M Storey.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on January 12, 2013:

Updated through online information from David M Storey.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on August 20, 2012:

Updated through online information from David M. Storey. -- The organ is original and unaltered. Now dismantled and in storage

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on February 25, 2012:

Updated through information from Carl Schwartz: -- The Archdiocese has sold the building to Carter Memorial Church of God in Christ and they do not want the organ. They will take ownership of the building at the end of March 2012 and the organ needs to be removed with volunteer help to storage before that time or it is in danger of perishing.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on July 08, 2011:

Updated through on-line information from David M Storey. -- The instrument is standing and playable as of this date. It may be heard on the OHS 1991 convention CD

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on January 25, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from John Igoe. -- The building was the former home of St. Peter's parish, which has now been merged into a new community called "Transfiguration Catholic Community." Effective Jan 2008, the building is not used for regular services.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1991.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Historic Organs Recital 11 Jul 1991.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from 1991 <em>Organ Handbook</em>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Dedication program: Open In New Tab Dedication program
Document created on 1892-09-15
We received the most recent update for this document from David Storey on January 08, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1990-05-01

Left Drawknobs: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1990-05-01

Right Drawknobs: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1990-05-01

Church Exterior: Photograph by David M. Storey. Taken on 2011-06-20

Left stop jamb: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2011-06-16

Right stop jamb: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2011-06-16

Manual keyboards, note pistons in Great key slip to engage couplers: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2011-06-16

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