The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Gesu R.C. Church
Cleveland Heights, Ohio

OHS Database ID 23780.

Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 6, 2006.
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Technical Details

Three manuals. 31 ranks.


  • Identified through information from Jeff Scofield. Enlargement of 1957 Schantz. (James Cook. June 6, 2006)
  • This console is particularly interesting because of the reed organ treadles to each side of the swell/crescendo pedals. A first-and-only, as far as I know. The organist had a reed organ hooked up so that, if the power went out, he could use the reed organ from the Schantz console. There was a write-up by the organist in the July 1962 issue of The Diapason about this. Most unusual. Plus, I believe this is the only three-manual Schantz console with stops on rocker tablets in side jambs. (James Cook. February 3, 2007)

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Nave, Gallery, and Chamber Grillework. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2006-04-25
Church Interior and Altar. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2006-04-25
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2006-04-25
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2006-04-25
Exposed pipes and chamber grillework. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2006-04-25

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  • Stoplist copied from the console on April 25, 2006
           Cleveland (University Heights), Ohio
           Church of the Gesu, R.C.
           Schantz   Op. 653   1957/1963   3/31
           GREAT                       CHOIR
        8' Open Diapason  61        8' Gedackt      73
        8' Spitzfloete    61        8' Dulciana     73
        8' Rohrbourdon    SW        8' Unda Maris   61
        4' Octave         61        4' Prestant     61
        4' Dolce Flute    12        4' Nachthorn    61
    2 2/3' Twelfth        61    2 2/3' Nazard       61
        2' Fifteenth      61        2' Blockfloete  12
      III  Mixture       183    1 3/5' Tierce       61
      III  Mixture        36        8' Krummhorn    61
           Sub                      8' Sordunregal  61
           Super                       Tremulant
           Blank                    8' Bombarde     61
        8' Bombarde       CH           Sub
                                       Unison Off
       16' Bourdon        61           PEDAL
        8' Rohrfloete     12       16' Contrabass   32
        8' Viola da Gamba 73       16' Bourdon      32
        8' Voix Celeste   61       16' Rohrbourdon  SW
        4' Principal      73       16' Dulciana     12 CH
        4' Flute          12        8' Principal    12
    2 2/3' Rohrquint       7        8' Bourdon      12
        2' Octavin        12        8' Rohrfloete   SW
      III  Plein Jeu     183        8' Dolce        CH
       16' Trompette      61        4' Choralbass   12
        8' Trompette      12        4' Dolce Flute  SW
        8' Oboe           61       16' Posaune      32
        4' Clarion        12        8' Trompette    SW
           Tremulant                4' Clarion      SW
       [Received online from Jeff Scofield  May 7, 2011]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the console on April 25, 2006 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.