The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Mary's Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption
12th and Madison
Covington, Kentucky 41011

OHS Database ID 3069.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
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 February 28, 2005.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 18 stops. 20 ranks.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.


  • From St. Joseph's R. C. Covington, KY. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

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Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case. Image Supplied by Gregory Schaffer and the Cathedral Concert Series 2001-09-21
Organ case. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr

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  • From Cincinnati AGO website
    Cathedral Basilica of the Assumption, Covington, KY
    c. 1859 Mathias Schwab organ (West Gallery)
    Manual I:
    16' Bourdon
    8' Principal
    8' Gedackt
    8' Viol d'Gamba
    4' Octav
    4' Rohrflote
    2' Super Octav
    2 2/3' Quinte
    IV Mixtur
    8' Trumpet Discant
    8' Trumpet Bass
    Manual II:
    8' Gedackt
    8' Dulciana
    4' Principal
    4' Rohrflote
    2 2/3' Quinte
    2' Super Octav
    8' Oboe, unavailable
    16' Open Bass
    8' Violone
    4' Flute
     [Received from Connor Annable 2011-08-24.]
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