Pipe Organ Database

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Flentrop Orgelbouw (1989)

Exhibited in the 2012 OHS convention

Location:

Holy Name R.C. Cathedral
730 N. Wabash Avenue
Chicago, IL 60610 US
Organ ID: 22236

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 117 ranks. 5,558 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 71 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 71
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 15, 2005:

The organ case is made entirely of solid French oak, quarter-sawn. The wind system consists of three wedge-bellows, supplying a wind pressure of 78mm for the manuals, and 80mm for the pedal. The temperament is equal at A-440.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on December 15, 2005:

Information gathered from cathedral website.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From Pipe Organs of Chicago Volume 1
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Nave and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-12

Organ case: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-28

Cathedral interior to rear and organ case: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-28

Cathedral interior to front: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-28

Cathedral ceiling: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-28

Galeros - Hats of the Cardinals: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-28

Cathedral exterior: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-28

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