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Sacred Heart of Jesus R.C. Cathedral
711 S. Northshore Drive
Knoxville, Tennessee 37919

OHS Database ID 61271.

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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 March 16, 2018.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 53 stops. 71 registers. 67 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console. The console is movable.

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 organ is being installed in three stages: Stage I is Great, Choir and some Pedal; Stage II is Swell, Pontifical Trumpet, and completed Pedal; Stage III is the Transept organ. (Steven E. Lawson. March 15, 2018)

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Ryan Seaver 2018-03-02
Organ in Choir Loft. Photograph by Ryan Seaver 2019-05-21

Pipe organs in Tennessee sponsored by Milnar Organ Co.

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Stoplist

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  • Typed specification. Source: from Casavant Frères, courtesy Simon Couture
    Knoxville, Tennessee
    Roman Catholic Cathedral of the Sacred Heart of Jesus
    
    Casavant Frères Ltée   Opus 3927   2017                       3 manuals, 53 stops, 67 ranks
    ___________________________________________________________________________________________
    
    Note: The Roman numbers indicate the Stage at which the stops will be installed.
    
    stage       GREAT ORGAN (II)                   stage      SWELL ORGAN (III)
    I       16' Principal                 61       II     16' Gedeckt                   61
    I        8' Principal                 61       II      8' Diapason                  61
    I        8' Violoncello               61       II      8' Bourdon (1-12 Ged. 16')   49
    I        8' Harmonic Flute (1-12 Vln) 49       II      8' Viole de Gambe            61
    I        8' Chimney Flute             61       II      8' Voix céleste (GG)         54
    I        4' Octave                    61       II      4' Principal                 61
    I        4' Open Flute                61       II      4' Harmonic Flute            61
    I    2 2/3' Quint                     61       II  2 2/3' Nasard                    61
    I        2' Super Octave              61       II      2' Piccolo                   61
    I    2 2/3' Cornet III               183       II  1 3/5' Tierce                    61
    I    1 1/3' Mixture IV-V             293       II      2' Plein-Jeu III-V          269
    I        8' Trumpet                   61       II     16' Bassoon                   61
                Unison Off                         II      8' Trompette                 61
    II       8' Pontifical Trumpet        61       II      8' Bassoon-Oboe              61
                                                   II      4' Clairon                   61
                CHOIR ORGAN (I)                               Tremulant
    I        8' Geigen Principal          61                  Swell 16, Unison Off, 4
    I        8' Cor de nuit               61       II      8' Pontifical Trumpet (Gt)   --
    I        8' Dulciana                  61
    I        8' Unda maris (TC)           49                  PEDAL ORGAN
    I        4' Geigen Octave             61       I      32' Bourdon (1-12 quints)     44
    I        4' Spire Flute               61       II     16' Flute (Open wood)         32
    I        2' Octave                    61       II     16' Contrabass                44
    I    1 1/3' Larigot                   61       I      16' Principal (Gt)            --
    I        1' Mixture III              183       I      16' Subbass (fr. 32' Bourdon) --
    I        8' Clarinet                  61       II     16' Gedeckt (Sw)              --
                Tremulant                          I  10 2/3' Quint (derived)           --
                Choir 16, Unison Off, 4            II      8' Octave (fr. Contrabass)   --
    II      16' Pontifical Tpt (TC, Gt)   --       II      8' Stopped Flute             32
    II       8' Pontifical Trumpet (Gt)   --       II      8' Still Gedeckt (Sw)        --
    II       4' Pontifical Trumpet (Gt)   --       II      4' Choral Bass               32
                                                   II      4' Flute                     32
                TRANSEPT ORGAN (floating)          II  6 2/5' Theorbo (6 2/5 + 4 4/7)   38
    III     16' Bourdon                   73       II     32' Contra Trombone (L/2)     56
    III      8' Principal                 61       II     16' Trombone (fr. 32')        --
    III      8' Bourdon (fr. 16')         --       II     16' Bassoon (Sw)              --
    III      8' Gemshorn                  61       II      8' Tromba (fr. 32')          --
    III      4' Octave                    61       II      8' Pontifical Trumpet (Gt)   --
    III      4' Rohr Flute                61       II      4' Clarion (fr. 32')         --
    III      2' Super Octave              61       II      4' Pontifical Trumpet (Gt)   --
    III  1 1/3' Mixture III              183
    III         Transept 16, 4
    III     16' Pedal Bourdon (Tr)        --
    III      8' Pedal Bourdon (Tr)        --
    
                COMBINATIONS (Syndyne MS8400)                 COUPLERS
                Great            6  (thumb)                   Great to Pedal         8  4
                Swell            6  (thumb)                   Swell to Pedal         8  4
                Choir            6  (thumb)                   Choir to Pedal         8  4
                Transept         6  (thumb)                   Transept to Pedal      8
                Pedal            6  (toe)                     Swell to Great     16  8  4
                General         10  (thumb & toe)             Choir to Great     16  8  4
                Divisional cancels  Div. nameplates           Transept to Great      8
                Cancel              (thumb)                   Swell to Choir     16  8  4
                Memory Up           (thumb)                   Transept to Choir      8
                Memory Down         (thumb)                   Transept to Swell      8
                General Next        (3 thumb, 2 toe)          Great / Choir Transfer
                General Previous    (thumb)
                Adjuster            (thumb)                   BALANCED PEDALS
                Combination Lock    Numeric code              Swell Expression
                                                              Choir Expression
                REVERSIBLES                                   Crescendo
                Great to Pedal      (thumb & toe)
                Swell to Pedal      (thumb & toe)             ACCESSORIES
                Choir to Pedal      (thumb & toe)             Wind-on indicator light
                Transept to Pedal   (thumb & toe)             Crescendo indicator
                Swell to Great      (thumb)                   Full Organ indicator light
                Choir to Great      (thumb)                   Comb. action lock indicator
                Transept to Great   (thumb)                   Signal button with light
                Transept to Swell   (thumb)                   Record & Playback
                Bourdon 32'         (toe)                     Transposer
                Contra Trombone 32' (toe)
                Tutti               (thumb & toe)
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2018-03-15]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed specification. Source: from Casavant Frères, courtesy Simon Couture Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.