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Old Stone Church (First Presbyterian)
91 Public Square
Cleveland, Ohio 44113

OHS Database ID 2884.

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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 December 11, 2012.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Sliders moved by electric motors. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 42 stops. 56 ranks. 3005 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Non-traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1989. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through on-line information from Doin Daley. -- This organ replaces a 1925 E.M. Skinner organ, which replaced an organ built by William A. Johnson in 1895 (Database Manager. July 20, 2007)
  • Updated through on-line information from Don Daley. (Database Manager. July 31, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Eric Wicks. (Database Manager. December 11, 2012)

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Photographs

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Johnson organ case. Photograph by Jim Cook 2009-07-05
Organ Case. Photograph by Jim Cook 2009-07-05
Chancel and organ case. Photograph by Jim Cook 2009-07-05
Church exterior. Photograph by Jim Cook 2009-07-05
Church exterior. Photograph by Jim Cook 2009-07-05
Chancel and Organ Case. Photograph from The American Organist (June 1977); image courtesy of Jeff Scofield

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from time spent as Associate in Music, 2000 - 2004
    Cleveland, Ohio
    The Old Stone Church (First Presbyterian)
    
    Holtkamp Organ Company, Opus 1938, 1976
    
    GREAT                     SWELL                 CHOIR                PEDAL
    16' Pommer                8' Gamba              8' Gemshorn          16' Principal
     8' Principal             8' Voix Celeste       8' Copula            16' Pommer (Gt)
     8' Rohrpfeife            8' Hohlflöte          4' Praestant         16' Subbass
     4' Octave                4' Principal          4' Rohrflöte          8' Octave
     4' Spitzflöte            4' Holzflöte      2 2/3' Nazard             8' Dunkelflöte
     2' Super Octave          2' Waldflöte          2' Octave             4' Choral Bass
        Sesquialtera II   1 1/3' Larigot            2' Blockflöte         4' Open Flute
        Mixture IV               Cymbal III     1 3/5' Tierce                Rauschbass IV
        Scharf III           16' Dulzian               Fourniture IV     32' Basun
     8' Trumpet               8' Fagott             8' Cromorne          16' Posaune
                              4' Clarion                                  8' Trumpet
                                                                          4' Schalmey
    
     [Received from Eric Wicks 2012-12-09.]
  • Click Here Stoplist from time spent as Associate in Music, 2000 - 2004 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.