The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Cleveland Museum of Art
11150 East Blvd.
Cleveland, Ohio 44106

Gartner Auditorium

OHS Database ID 7650.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and is used occasionally.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 12, 2016.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 55 stops. 58 registers. 73 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Non-traditional style console.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard.


  • Status Note: There 1996. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Solid State memory. Moved from Garden Court to Gartner Auditorium by Walter Holtkamp, Jr. at time of rebuild. Stoplist in Rolla file. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through on-line information from Don Daley. -- The instrument is to the best of my knowledge currently in storage at the Holtkamp shop while the Museum of Art is conducting major additions and renovations to the building. (Database Manager. December 28, 2008)
  • Stored in 2005 and then rebuilt and reinstalled by Holtkamp in the renovated Gartner Auditorium in 2010. (Jeff Scofield. January 12, 2016)

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Pipe Display and Console. Photograph by Kirk Kidner 2016-06-06

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  • Stoplist copied from a regional convention booklet
           Cleveland, Ohio
           Cleveland Museum of Art
           Gartner Auditorium
           Holtkamp   Job 1624   1946   3/72
           Holtkamp   Job 1865   1971   3/73
           GREAT                   POSITIV
       16' Quintadena           8' Spitzflöte
        8' Principal            8' Copula
        8' Offenflöte           4' Prestant
        8' Gemshorn             4' Rohrflöte
        8' Gedeckt          2 2/3' Nazard
        4' Octave               2' Principal
        4' Spitzflöte           2' Blockflöte
    2 2/3' Quinte           1 3/5' Tierce
        2' Superoctave          1' Sifflöte
        2' Waldflöte           IV  Cymbal					
       IV  Mixture              8' Cromorne
       IV  Scharf                  Tremulant
       16' Dulzian
        8' Trumpet                 PEDAL
        4' Clairon
                               32' Subbass     
           SWELL               16' Principal
                               16' Subbass    12
       16' Rohrbass            16' Quintadena GT
        8' Geigen              16' Rohrbass   SW
        8' Rohrflöte            8' Octave
        8' Gamba                8' Gemshorn
        8' Voix Céleste         8' Gedeckt
        4' Principal            4' Choralbass
        4' Bourdon              4' Nachthorn
        2' Flauto               2' Piccolo
    1 1/3' Larigot             IV  Rauschbass
       II  Sesquialtera        II  Rauschpfeife
        V  Fourniture          32' Basun
       16' Fagott              16' Posaune
        8' Trumpet             16' Dulzian    GT
        8' Oboe                 8' Trumpet
        8' Vox Humana           8' Krummhorn
        4' Clairon              4' Schalmey
    [Received from Jeff Scofield January 14, 2016]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from a regional convention booklet Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.