The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Thomas Episcopal
14300 St Thomas Church Road
Upper Marlboro, Maryland 20772

OHS Database ID 59329.

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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 2016-08-14.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 22 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • Updated through online information from Daniel Dufford.
    Original 9 ranks came from Möller Opus 5891. Additional pipework from Estey (Facade plus 2 ranks), Austin (5 ranks), Kilgen (3 rank mixture), 2 additional Möller ranks, Gieseke (Fanfare Trumpet). Clarinet is former Möller Vox Humana converted by TriVo.

    Additional chests Electric Slider (Great), custom DE (Great and Swell). Source of console frame, keyboards and pedal boards refurbished (original builder unknown). Panels, keydesk and nameboard are new. Peterson multiplex relay and combination action.

    Case is custom designed and built for St Thomas by Jeff Colburn and Daniel Dufford. (Database Manager. 2016-07-26)
  • This is a new instrument that incorporates pipework from a variety of sources. (James Cook. 2016-08-14)

Online Documents

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  • Organ Dedication Program. Includes program, complete history and description of organ, organ specifications. Source: Printed program, 8 1/2 x 11 paper, 12 pages. Document Date. 2016-06-18. Document received from Jason West 2017-01-22.

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Photographs

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Organ Case in Balcony. Photograph courtesy of Jason West 2016-06-20
Church Exterior. Photograph by Jason West 2016-08-14

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist taken from console, June 2016

  • St Thomas Episcopal, Croom
    2 Manuals, 20 Stops, 22 Ranks, 1382 pipes
    
    GREAT - (unenclosed) – 10 Ranks
    16'	Gedeckt                 SW
    8'	Principal               61	
    8'	Hohl Flute              49	1-12 Pedal Bourdon
    8'	Gedeckt                 SW
    8'	Viole                   SW	
    4'	Octave                  61	
    4'	Nachthorn               61	
    4'	Harmonic Flute          61
    2 2/3'	Twelfth                 61	
    2'	Fifteenth               61	
    2'	Piccolo                 12	Ext. 4' Nachthorn
    1 3/5'	Tierce                  49
    1-1/3'	Mixture III             SW	
    8'	Clarinet                61	Pipes enclosed in SW
    8'	Oboe                    SW	
    8'	Fanfare Trumpet         61
    	Tremolo
    	Great to Great 16’
    	Great Unison Off
    	Great to Great 4’
    	Chimes                  Prepared
    	Zimbelstern             Prepared
    
    SWELL - (enclosed) – 11 Ranks
    8'	Diapason	61	
    8'	Gedeckt	        61	
    8'	Viole	        61	
    8'	Voix Céleste TC	49	
    8'	Echo Salicional II	110	Celeste rank TC
    4'	Principal	12	Ext 8' Diapason
    4'	Holz Gedeckt	12	Ext 8' Gedeckt
    4'	Octave Viole	12	Ext 8' Viole
    2 2/3'	Nasard		 -      Ext 8' Gedeckt
    2'	Block Flute	12	Ext 8' Gedeckt
    1 1/3'	Quint	         9	Ext 8' Viole
    2 2/3'	Choral Mixture	183	
    16'	Wald Horn	12	Ext 8' Cornopean (full length)
    8'	Cornopean	61	
    8'	Oboe	        61	
    4'	Clarion	        12      Ext 8' Cornopean
    	Tremolo		
    	Swell to Swell 16’		
    	Swell Unison Off		
    	Swell to Swell 4’		
    	Chimes		        Prepared
    
    PEDAL – 1 Rank
    32'	Resultant		From 16' Gedeckt
    16'	Bourdon	        32		
    16'	Gedeckt	        12      Ext Swell 8' Gedeckt
    8'	Diapason	SW	
    8'	Bourdon	        12      Ext 16' Bourdon
    8'	Gedeckt	        SW	
    8'	Viole	        SW	
    4'	Choralbass	SW	
    4'	Nachthorn	GT	
    2 2/3'	Mixture III	SW	
    32'	Reed Cornet		From 16' Bourdon & 16' Wald Horn
    16'	Wald Horn	SW	
    8'	Cornopean	SW	
    4'	Clarion	        SW	
    4'	Clarinet	GT	
    
    INTRA-MANUAL COUPLERS
    Great to Swell          16' 8',4’
    Great to Pedal          8', 4'
    Swell to Pedal          8', 4'
    
    COMBINATION ACTION
    128 Levels of Memory
    14 General Pistons - 1-8 Thumb , 9-14 Toe
    6 Swell & 7 Great Divisional Pistons - Thumb
    3 Pedal Divisional Pistons - Toe
    Next and Previous – Thumb & Toe
    Great to Pedal & Swell to Pedal – Thumb & Toe
    Set and General Cancel – Thumb
    Zimbelstern (reversible) – Toe
    Tutti (reversible) – Toe
    Celestes Off (reversible) – Thumb (affects Echo Salicional II)
    
    CONSOLE APPOINTMENTS
    Music Rack & Pedal light
    Crescendo & Tutti Indicator Lights
    Balanced Swell Expression Pedal
    Balanced Crescendo Pedal
    Concave Radiating Pedal Board
    
     [Received from Jason West 2016-07-06.]
  • Stoplist taken from console, June 2016 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.