Pipe Organ Database

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H. & W. Pilcher Organ Co. (Opus 42, 1860)

Location:

Grace Episcopal
Ferdinand Street
Saint Francisville, LA 70775 US
Organ ID: 6504

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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
  • 19 ranks. 2 manuals. 20 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 20
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018:
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on January 30, 2016:

Updated through online information from John Igoe.
Bynum Petty's book assigns Opus 42 to this organ.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Original stoplist in Pilcher ledger #1 (American Organ Archives of OHS). Rebuilt by Pilcher Bro., New Orleans, in 1886.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
  • Dixie's Land with Brilliant Variations - Piece by Charles Grobe. Performed by George Bozeman. Produced by The Organ Historical Society in 1989 with the title: Historic Organs of New Orleans: Seventeen Historic Pipe Organs, The Bayous to Natchez
  • Voluntary I - Piece by William Boyce. Performed by George Bozeman. Produced by The Organ Historical Society in 1989 with the title: Historic Organs of New Orleans: Seventeen Historic Pipe Organs, The Bayous to Natchez

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: Photograph by Jeanne. Taken on 2014-12-30

Console: Photograph by Jeanne. Taken on 2014-12-30

Organ Case: Photograph by Jeanne. Taken on 2008-03-27

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