The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Martin's Episcopal Church
717 Sage Road
Houston, Texas 77056

OHS Database ID 18056.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
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We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 28, 2008.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 69 stops. 130 registers. 80 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with roll top.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs.

Notes

  • Design consultant: Thomas Murray. (James Cook. May 12, 2005)
  • Updated through information submitted by Jack Bethards, Schoenstein & Co. (Database Manager. July 28, 2008)

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  • Typed specification. Source: From builder's website

  • Houston, Texas
    St. Martin's Episcopal Church
    
    Schoenstein & Co.   Opus 145   2005       4 manuals, 130 registers, 69 stops, 80 ranks
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             GREAT ORGAN                                SWELL ORGAN
         16' Gamba                      61          16' Lieblich Bourdon           73
         16' Bourdon                    61           8' Open Diapason              61
          8' Grand Open Diapason (So.)  --           8' Stopped Diapason (fr. 16') --
          8' Open Diapason              61           8' Echo Gamba                 61
          8' Harmonic Flute             61           8' Gamba Celeste              61
          8' Gamba (fr. 16')            --           8' Aeoline (Ch.)              --
          8' Bourdon (fr. 16')          --           8' Aeoline Celeste (Ch.)      --
          8' Erzähler                   61           4' Gemshorn                   61
          8' Lieblich Gedeckt (Ch.)     --           4' Harmonic Flute             61
          8' Cor Seraphique II (Sw.)    --           4' Aeoline (Ch.)              --
          4' Cor Seraphique II (Sw.)    --           4' Aeoline Celeste (Ch.)      --
          4' Octave (So.)               --           2' Flageolet                  61
          4' Principal                  61       2 2/3' Tierce Mixture III        183
          4' Chimney Flute              61           8' Flügel Horn                61
          4' Silver Flute (Ch.)         --           8' French Oboe                61
      2 2/3' Twelfth                    61              Tremulant
          2' Fifteenth                  61          ----Stops Under Double Expression----
      1 3/5' Seventeenth                54          16' Cor Seraphique             73
          2' Mixture IV                207           8' Cor Seraphique (fr. 16')   --
         16' Bass Trumpet               73           8' Voix Angelique (TC)        49
          8' Trumpet (fr. 16')          --           4' Cor Seraphique (fr. 16')   --
          4' Clarion                    61           4' Voix Angelique (fr. 8')    --
          8' Tuba Minor (So.)           --          16' Posaune                    61
          4' Tuba Clarion (So.)         --           8' Trumpet                    61
             Tremulant (Flutes)                      4' Clarion                    61
             Great Unison Off                        2' Quint Mixture III-V       266
          8' Harmonic Trumpet (So.)     --           8' Vox Humana *               61
          8' Tuba Major (So.)           --              Swell 16'
             Chimes (Walker)            dg              Swell Unison Off
             Cymbelstern (Walker)       dg              Swell 4'
                                                        Orchestral Harp (Walker)   dg
             CHOIR ORGAN                             *  Separate two-stage expression
         16' Aeoline                    73                and two-speed tremulant
          8' Viola Pomposa              61
          8' Viole Celeste              61              PEDAL ORGAN
          8' Concert Flute (1-12 L.Ged) 49          32' Diapason (EEEE)             8
          8' Lieblich Gedeckt           61          32' Sub Bass                   56
          8' Aeoline (fr. 16')          --          32' Sub Bass mp                --
          8' Aeoline Celeste (TC)       49          16' Open Wood                  44
          4' Fugara                     61          16' Diapason                   32
          4' Silver Flute               61          16' Gamba (Gt.)                --
      2 2/3' Nazard                     61          16' Sub Bass (fr. 32')         --
      2 2/3' Twelfth                    61          16' Aeoline (Ch.)              --
          2' Salicet                    61          16' Bourdon (Gt.)              --
          2' Harmonic Piccolo           61          16' Cor Seraphique (Sw.)       --
      1 3/5' Tierce (TC)                42          16' Lieblich Bourdon (Sw.)     --
      1 1/3' Nineteenth                 54           8' Open Wood (fr. 16')        --
          1' Twentysecond               49           8' Principal                  32
         16' Contra Oboe                73           8' Sub Bass (fr. 32')         --
          8' Trumpet                    61           8' Gamba (Gt.)                --
          8' Clarinet                   61           8' Flute (Gt.)                --
          8' English Oboe (fr. 16')     --           8' Viola Pomposa (Ch.)        --
             Tremulant                               8' Aeoline (Ch.)              --
             Choir 16'                               8' Bourdon (Gt.)              --
             Choir Unison Off                        8' Stopped Diapason (Sw.)     --
             Choir 4'                                4' Fifteenth                  32
          8' Harmonic Trumpet (So.)     --           4' Flute (Gt.)                --
          8' Tuba Major (So.)           --           4' Bourdon (Gt.)              --
          8' Harp (Walker)              dg           2' Flute (Gt.)                --
          4' Celesta (Walker)           dg       2 2/3' Mixture III                96
                                                    32' Contra Trombone            68
             SOLO ORGAN                             32' Cornet (wired)             --
          8' Grand Open Diapason        61          16' Trombone (fr. 32')         --
          8' Symphonic Flute            61          16' Posaune (Sw.)              --
          8' Stentor Gamba              61          16' Bass Trumpet (Gt.)         --
          8' Gamba Celeste              61          16' Contra Oboe (Ch.)          --
          2' Obbligato Piccolo (TC)     --          16' Corno di Bassetto (So.)    --
          1' Obbligato Fife             49           8' Tromba (fr. 32')           --
          8' French Horn                61           8' Trumpet (Gt.)              --
          8' Tuben III (Sw.)            --           8' Posaune (Sw.)              --
             Variable Tremulant                      8' English Oboe (Ch.)         --
         ----Stops Under Double Expression----       8' Clarinet (Ch.)             --
          8' Viole d'orchestre          61           4' Clarion (fr. 32')          --
          8' Viole céleste              61           4' French Oboe (Sw.)          --
          4' Octave                     61           4' Corno di Bassetto (So.)    --
         16' Corno di Bassetto          73           8' Pizzicato Bass **          --
          8' Tuba Minor                 61              Chimes (Gt.)               --
          8' Harmonic Trumpet           61          **  Draws Open Wood at octave pitch
          8' Corno di Bassetto (fr. 16) --                through pizzicato touch relay
          4' Tuba Clarion               61
             Solo 16'                                   COUPLERS
             Solo Unison Off                            Great to Pedal      8
             Solo 4'                                    Swell to Pedal      8  4
             Orchestral Bells (Walker)  dg              Choir to Pedal      8  4
             Chimes (Gt.)               dg              Solo to Pedal       8  4
             Unenclosed Stop:                           Swell to Great  16  8  4
          8' Tuba Major                 61              Choir to Great  16  8  4
                                                        Solo to Great   16  8  4
             COMBINATIONS (128 levels)                  Great to Choir      8
             Generals    16  (thumb & toe)              Swell to Choir  16  8  4
             Pedal        6  (toe)                      Solo to Choir   16  8  4
             Great       10  (thumb)                    Pedal to Choir      8
             Swell       10  (thumb)                    Choir to Swell  16  8  4
             Choir       10  (thumb)                    Choir to Solo       8
             Solo        10  (thumb)                    Swell to Solo       8
             General cancel  (thumb)                    Pedal Divide
               (cancels Full Organ also)                Swell to Great Sforzando #
             Set             (thumb)                    Solo to Great Sforzando #
                                                     #  activated by momentary touch
             REVERSIBLES                                  toe lever
             Great to Pedal  (thumb & toe)
             Swell to Pedal  (thumb & toe)              BALANCED PEDALS with selector system
             Choir to Pedal  (thumb & toe)              Swell Expression
             Solo to Pedal   (thumb & toe)              Inner Swell Expression
             Swell to Great  (thumb)                    Choir Expression
             Choir to Great  (thumb)                    Solo Expression
             Solo to Great   (thumb)                    Inner Solo Expression
             Cymbelstern     (thumb & toe)              Pedal Expression
             32' Sub Bass    (toe)                      Variable Tremulant
             32' Contra Tbn  (toe)                      Crescendo
             Manual I/II     (thumb w/indicator)        Six pistons to control Selector Knobs
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-02-15]
    
    
    
    
  • Typed specification. Source: From builder's website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.