The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Beijing North Cathedral (Bei Tang)
Beijing, China

OHS Database ID 56598.

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 September 9, 2015.

Technical Details

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 31 stops. 38 registers. 42 ranks. 2216 pipes. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on curved jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


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Nave to gallery and organ case. Photograph courtesy of Casavant Frères
Organ case. Photograph courtesy of Casavant Frères
Console. Photograph courtesy of Casavant Frères

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  • Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           Beijing, China
           Beijing North Cathedral (Bei Tang)
           Casavant   Op. 3905   2014   3/42
           GRAND-ORGUE                       POSITIF
       16' Bourdon            58 a        8' Flûte majeure    58 e
        8' Montre             58          8' Salicional       58
        8' Flûte harmonique   58          4' Flûte            58
        8' Bourdon            46 b    2 2/3' Nazard           58
        4' Prestant           58          2' Piccolo          58
        4' Flûte douce        58      1 3/5' Tierce           58
        2' Doublette          58        III  Cymbale         174
      III  Dessue de Cornet  111 MA       8' Trompette        58
     IV-V  Fourniture        266             Trémolo
       16' Basson             58 b           Sub
        8' Trompette          58             Unison Off
        4' Clairon            58             Super
                                         32' Basse résultante --
        8' Cor de nuit        34 d       16' Contrebasse      30 f
        8' Viole de gambe     58         16' Bourdon          GO
        8' Voix céleste       46 tc  10 2/3' Quinte           GO      
        4' Fugara             58          8' Octavebasse      30
    II-IV  Plein-Jeu         186          8' Violoncelle      12
       16' Clarinette         58          8' Bourdon          GO
        8' Basson-Hautbois    58          4' Octave           12
        8' Voix humaine       58         16' Bombarde         30 g
           Trémolo                        8' Trompette        12
           Unison Off
        a  1-24 wood
        b  1-12 from Bourdon 16
        c  1-18 half-length
        d  1-24 from POS Flûte majeure
        e  1-12 stopped wood; 13-24 stopped
        f  1-24 open wood
        g  1-18 wood resonators
              [Received from Jeff Scofield September 9, 2015]
  • Click Here Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.