Holtkamp Organ Co. (Opus 1865, 1971)

Originally Holtkamp Organ Co. (Opus 1624, 1946)

Location:

Cleveland Museum of Art
11150 East Boulevard
Cleveland, OH 44106 US
Gartner Auditorium
Organ ID: 7650

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Museums
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on March 10, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 73 ranks. 3,953 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 55 stops. 58 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 55
  • Registers: 58
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 12, 2016:

Stored in 2005 and then rebuilt and reinstalled by Holtkamp in the renovated Gartner Auditorium in 2010.

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

Database Manager on December 28, 2008:

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.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1996.

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

Database Manager on 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.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from a regional convention booklet
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

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

Hall interior, stage, console and exposed pipes: Photograph by Nicole , via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-12-17

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