The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. John's Evangelical Lutheran Church
330 Ferry Street
Easton, Pennsylvania 18042-4539

OHS Database ID 24602.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 25, 2015.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 30 stops. 30 registers. 40 ranks. 1993 pipes. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ is housed in two cases in the rear gallery. The main case holds the Great (right), Swell (center), and Pedal (left). The Ruckpositiv is housed in its own case on the gallery rail. (Database Manager. November 10, 2006)
  • Updated through on-line information from Mark Dennis. -- The Rückpositiv is unencased on the gallery rail. (Database Manager. March 10, 2007)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. November 2, 2010)
  • Updated through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine. The tonal director was Gerhard Brunzema. (Database Manager. July 25, 2015)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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View of complete organ from front of Gallery. Photograph by Adam F. Dieffenbach 2017-04-03

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications

  •      Easton, Pennsylvania
         St. John's Lutheran Church
    
         Casavant   Op. 3229   1974   3/40
    
         Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
         St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
         _____________________________________________
    
         GREAT                       RUCKPOSITIV
     16' Bordun         56        8' Gedackt        56
      8' Prinzipal      56        4' Prinzipal      56
      8' Hohlflöte      56        4' Koppelflöte    56
      4' Oktave         56        2' Gemshorn       56
      4' Nachthorn      56       II  Sesquialtera  112
      2' Waldflöte      56      III  Zimbel        168     
     IV  Mixtur        224        8' Krummhorn      56
      8' Trompete       56           Tremulant
    
         SWELL                       PEDAL
      8' Rohrflöte      56       16' Subbass        32
      8' Salizional     56        8' Prinzipal      32
      8' Vox coelestis  49 gg     8' Gedacktpommer  32
      4' Spitzflöte     56        4' Choralbass     32
      2' Prinzipal      56      III  Mixtur         96
    III  Scharf        168       16' Posaune  L/2   32
      8' Oboe           56        8' Trompete       32
         Tremulant                4' Schalmei       32
    
    [Received online from Jeff Scofield November 1, 2010]
  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.