The OHS Pipe Organ Database

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

OHS Database ID 5064.

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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 April 4, 2010.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 35 stops. 45 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console. The mechanical action console is detached from the main case.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. 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.


  • Status Note: There 1993. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • SS comb. AGO Region 6 Conv. 1993:47 (sl) (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from John Igoe. -- Web site says this instrument replaced a Kilgen in 1991 (Database Manager. December 13, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Chad Sutton. (Database Manager. April 4, 2010)

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Nave, Balcony, and Organ Cases. (2015) Photograph by Chad Sutton
Console. (2015) Photograph by Chad Sutton
Balcony and Organ Cases. (2015) Photograph by Chad Sutton

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  • Stoplist from Noack Organ Co.
    Davenport, Iowa
    Sacred Heart Cathedral RC
    Noack Organ Co. (1991, Opus 119)
    16 Double Diapason
    8 Diapason
    8 Second Diapason
    8 Chimney Flute
    4 Octave
    4 Harmonic Flute
    2-2/3 Twelfth
    2 Fifteenth
    1-3/5 Seventeenth
    1-1/3 Mixture IV
    8 Trumpet
    3 Clarion
    16 Bourdon
    8 Diapason
    8 Bell Gamba
    8 Gedackt
    8 Celeste
    4 Prestant
    4 Recorder
    2 Gemshorn
    2-2/3 Sesquialtera II
    2 Mixture IV
    16 Bassoon
    8 Oboe
    32 GrandBourdon
    16 Violone
    16 Open Wood
    16 Stopt Bass
    8 Diapason
    8 Gedackt
    4 Choral Bass
    2-2/3 Mixture IV
    16 Trombone
    8 Trumpet
    4 Trumpet
     [Received on line from Richard C Greene April 20, 2009.]
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