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Holy Trinity R.C. Cathedral
605 N. State Street
New Ulm, Minnesota 56073

OHS Database ID 60457.

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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 September 28, 2017.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 33 stops. 60 registers. 49 ranks. 2588 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

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

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on curved jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. Concave radiating pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • The new organ by J. F. Nordlie Co. reuses about 95% of the pipework from the previous Daniel Jaeckel organ (1981, Op. 4). (Steven E. Lawson. Unknown)
  • Dedication recital by Jonathan Ryan on Sunday, August 27, 2017. (Steven E. Lawson. August 16, 2017)
  • Updated by Nathan Knutson, the builder. (Steven E. Lawson. September 28, 2017)

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  • Typed specification. Source: From builder's website
    New Ulm, Minnesota
    Holy Trinity Roman Catholic Cathedral
    
    J. F. Nordlie Company   2017                       3 manuals, 33 stops, 49 ranks
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             II. HAUPTWERK                           III. SCHWELLWERK (enclosed)
         16' Violonprinzipal (POS)   -- *         8' Rohrflöte               61
         16' Bordun (POS)            --           8' Salizional              61
          8' Prästant                61 *         8' Schwebung (TC)          49
          8' Traversflöte            61 *         4' Blockflöte              61
          8' Geigenprinzipal (POS)   --           2' Hohlflöte               61
          8' Spillflöte (POS)        --           2' Mixtur III-IV          216 *
      5 1/3' Großenasat (POS)        --          16' Fagott                  61
          4' Octav                   61 *         8' Fagott (derived)        --
          4' Lieblichgedeckt (POS)   --           8' Oboe                    73 *
      3 1/5' Großterz (POS)          --           4' Oboe (fr. 8')           --
      2 2/3' Quint                   61              Tremulant
          2' Octav                   61              Zimbelstern        6 bells
      1 1/3' Mixtur IV              244
        2/3' Zimbel IV (POS)         --              PEDAL
          8' Cornett V (e17-d51)    175 *        32' Akustischbass (derived) -- *
         16' Trompete (Ped)          --          16' Prinzipal (dual wind)   32
          8' Trompete                73          16' Subbass                 32
          4' Trompete (fr. 8')       --          16' Pommer (POS)            --
                                             10 2/3' Pommer Quint (POS)      --
             I. POSITIV (enclosed)                8' Octav                   32
         16' Pommer                  61           8' Geigenprinzipal (POS)   --
          8' Bordun                  61           8' Bordun (POS)            --
          8' Geigenprinzipal         73 *         4' Choralbass              32
          8' Geigenschwebung (TC)    49 *         4' Flöte (POS)             --
          4' Geigenoctav (fr. 8')    -- *         2' Mixtur IV              128
          4' Spillflöte              61          32' Akustischposaune (derived) *
      2 2/3' Nasat                   61          16' Posaune                 32
          2' Weit Prinzipal          61          16' Fagott (SW)             --
      1 3/5' Terz                    56           8' Trompete (HW)           --
      1 1/3' Quint (fr. Nasat)       --           4' Schalmei                32
          1' Scharf IV              244
          8' Cornett V (HW)          --              COUPLERS
          8' Trompete (HW)           --              HW / Pedal       8
          4' Trompete (HW)           --              SW / Pedal       8  4
          8' Krummhorn               61 *            POS / Pedal      8  4
             Tremulant                               SW / HW      16  8  4
                                                     POS / HW     16  8  4
          *  new                                     POS / SW         8
                                                     HW / POS         8
             COMBINATION ACTION                      SW / POS     16  8  4
             General      1-16  (thumb)              Ped / HW         8
             General     17-24  (toe)                HW & POS Interchange
             General     25-34  (thumb)              All Swell to Swell
             Hauptwerk     1-6  (thumb)
             Schwellwerk   1-6  (thumb)              MIDI              
             Positiv       1-6  (thumb)              12 programmable MIDI stops
             Pedal         1-3  (thumb & toe)        which allow choice of:
             Pedal         4-6  (thumb)              Division, MIDI channel,
             MIDI      1-3 & 0  (thumb)              program change, and velocity.
             Set                (thumb)              Ports for MIDI IN, OUT, & THRU
             General Cancel     (thumb)
                                                     MISCELLANEOUS
             REVERSIBLES                             Transposer
             HW / Ped           (thumb & toe)        Indicator - Crescendo Pedal
             SW / Ped           (thumb)              Indicator - Tutti
             POS / Ped          (thumb)              Player Mechanism
             SW / HW            (thumb)              Piston Sequencer
             POS / HW           (thumb)
             HW / POS           (thumb)              EXPRESSION SHOES
             SW / POS           (thumb)              Swell Expression Pedal
             Programmable 1-2   (toe)                Positiv Expression Pedal
             Tutti              (thumb & toe)        Crescendo Pedal (programmable)
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-08-16]
    
    
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