The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Sacred Heart R.C. Cathedral
422 E. 10 Street St.
Davenport, Iowa 52803


OHS Database ID 44355.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 20, 2015.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 27 stops. 37 registers. 29 ranks. 1898 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console.

Stop keys on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Adjustable combination pistons. Concave radiating pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Replaced in 1991 with a new Noack. Kilgen purchased for $8,000.00 by Dale & Diana Ziegenfelder of Glenford, NY. and installed in their home by them over 12 years. (Database Manager. October 25, 2009)

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  • Stoplist copied from The Diapason July 1949
           Davenport, Iowa
           Sacred Heart Cathedral
           Kilgen   Op. 7401   1949   3/29
        8' Diapason        61         8' Viola         73
        8' Hohlflöte       61         8' Concert Flute 73
        8' Gemshorn        61         8' Dulciana      73
        4' Principal       61         8' Unda Maris    61
        4' Koppelflöte     61         4' Zartflöte     73
    2 2/3' Twlefth         61     2 2/3' Nazard        61
        2' Fifteenth       61            Tremolo
           Sub                           Sub
           Unison Off                    Unison Off
           Super                         Super
       16' Rohr Bourdon    73
        8' Geigen Diapason 73        32' Sub Bourdon   --
        8' Rohrflöte       73        16' Major Bass    32
        8' Viole de Gambe  73        16' Bourdon       32
        8' Viole Celeste   73        16' Rohr Bourdon  SW
        4' Octave Geigen   73         8' Octave        32
        4' Flute ⌂         73         8' Bass Flute    12
        2' Flautino        12         8' Rohrflöte     SW
      III  Plein Jeu      183         4' Super Octave  12
        8' Trompette       73         4' Blockflöte    12
        8' Oboe            73         2' Doublette     12
           Tremolo                  III  Plein Jeu     SW
           Sub                       16' Trombone      12 SW
           Unison Off                 8' Trompette     SW
          [Received from Jeff Scofield November 20, 2015]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from The Diapason July 1949 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.