Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

George Jardine & Son (1875ca.)

Exhibited in the 1989 OHS convention

Location:

St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church
1802 Tulane Avenue
New Orleans, LA 70112 US
Organ ID: 445

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is currently being renovated or restored.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on October 14, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 14 ranks. 719 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 16 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 28, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 16
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • 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 28, 2018.
Database Manager on October 26, 2015:

Updated through online information from John Igoe. -- Article in "The Tracker" Vol 59 No 4 (Fall 2015) notes that local OHS chapter members under the direction of Roy Redman have made the organ playable.

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

Database Manager on February 20, 2011:

The organ case is on the left side of the gallery. The church is reputed to be the largest in New Orleans with a seating capacity of approximately 2,000.

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 1989.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From unknown location.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Organ Handbook 1989: Open In New Tab Originally published 1989
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Robert Zanca on December 11, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-04-19

Church Interior and Altar: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-04-19

Gallery and Organ Case: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-04-19

Keydesk: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-04-19

Organ Case: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-04-19

Manuals and Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2008-04-19

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