Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Multiple Builders (2025)

Originally G. F. Steinmeyer & Co. (1924)

Location:

Dom St. Stephan
Domplatz
Passau, DE
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 69685

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is currently being renovated or restored.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from YouFoundSharpe on July 02, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • 326 ranks. 17,974 pipes. 14 divisions. 5 manuals. 230 registers.
Main Gallery:
  • Manuals: 5
  • Divisions: 14
  • Registers: 230
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets on horizontal curved jambs.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from YouFoundSharpe on February 27, 2022.

Gallery #2:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Registers: 76
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from YouFoundSharpe on February 27, 2022.
YouFoundSharpe on November 21, 2021:

Organ was built in 1924-28, expanded in 1977-81. To be renovated and rebuilt over a course of 5-6 years by a consortium of companies including Casavant, Orgelbau Klais Bonn, Karl Schuke, and Eisenbarth (The latter completed the first modifications)

We received the most recent update for this note from YouFoundSharpe on November 21, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Location of the organs in the Cathedral: Photograph from an archival source: Dommusik Passau, submitted by YouFoundSharpe. Taken approx. 2019

Total stop composition : Photograph by Dommusik Passau, submitted by YouFoundSharpe. Taken approx. 2019

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