The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis
4431 Lindell Blvd.
St. Louis, Missouri 63108

OHS Database ID 33501.

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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 May 29, 2017.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 9 divisions. 118 ranks. 7621 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- This was the addition of a 15-rank Dome Division located in the East transept, given by Charles and Mary Margaret Callahan. It consists of a Principal chorus and a V-rank Cornet. An additional 10 ranks were added to the 2-man. gallery organ. All of the pipework except for the Cornet was from the 1951 Aeolian-Skinner at First Church of Christ, Scientist in Boston, MA. The Cornet was built by Wicks. The only remaining phase is to replace the 2-man. gallery console with a duplicate 4-man. console. Source: Cathedral website. (Database Manager. March 2, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Sam Cherubin. (Database Manager. August 2, 2012)
  • Updated through online information from Philip Ianna. (Database Manager. November 24, 2016)
  • Updated by Joseph Eckelkamp, who has heard or played the organ.
    (James Cook. January 12, 2017)
  • Updated by Marquise Jones, who has heard or played the organ. Additionally, Marquise Jones listed this website as a source of information: http://cathedralstl.org/music/great-cathedral-organ/.
    In 2011, the 4-manual console in the gallery was replaced with the 5-manual, Aeolian-Skinner organ console from St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church of New York City, in an effort to complete the organ's restoration. Source: Cathedral website (Steven E. Lawson. May 29, 2017)

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Photographs

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Sanctuary Console. Photograph by Marquise Jones 2016-11-20
Sanctuary Console Pedal Keyboard. Photograph by Marquise Jones 2016-11-20
Great Division Pipework behind the Sanctuary. Photograph by Marquise Jones 2016-11-20
Dome Division Pipes. Photograph by Marquise Jones 2016-11-20
Five-Manual Gallery Console. Photograph by Marquise Jones 2017-05-30

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Stoplist

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  • From church website

  • Cathedral Basilica of St. Louis, St. Louis, MO
    2002 Wicks organ
    
    Great:
    16' Spitz Principal
    8' First Diapason
    8' Second Diapason
    8' Third Diapason
    8' Spitz Principal
    8' Doppel Flute
    8' Clarabella
    8' Gamba
    4' Octave
    4' Principal
    4' Hohlflute
    2 2/3' Twelfth
    2' Fifteenth
    V Full Mixture
    Tremulant
    16' Contra Tromba
    8' Tromba
    4' Tromba Clarion
    Chimes
    16' Great Sub
    Great Unison Off
    4' Great Super
    8' Tuba Mirabilis (Dome)
    8' Trompette (Solo)
    8' Tuba (Choir)
    Midi on Great
    
    Swell:
    16' Lieblich Gedeckt
    8' Diapason
    8' Geigen
    8' Rohrflute
    8' Salicional
    8' Voix Celeste
    8' Flute Dolce
    8' Flute Celeste (TC)
    4' Octave Geigen
    4' Harmonic Flute
    2 2/3' Nazard
    2' Wald Flute
    IV Scharf
    16' Posaune
    8' Trumpet
    8' Posaune
    8' Oboe
    8' Vox Humana
    4' Clarion
    Tremulant
    16' Swell Sub
    Swell Unison Off
    4' Swell Super
    8' Tuba (Choir)
    8' Tuba Mirabilis (Dome)
    8' State Trumpet (Gallery)
    8' Trompette (Solo)
    Midi on Swell
    Melody Octave
    Cymbelstern
    
    Choir:
    16' Dulciana
    8' Diapason
    8' Geigen Diapason
    8' Gedeckt
    8' Concert Flute
    8' Flute Celeste (TC)
    8' Gemshorn
    8' Gemshorn Celeste (TC)
    8' Dulciana
    8' Unda Maris (TC)
    4' Principal
    4' Fugara
    4' Suabe Flute
    2 2/3' Rohr Nazard
    2' Fifteenth
    2' Piccolo
    1 3/5' Tierce
    1 1/3' Larigot
    1 1/7' Septieme
    III-IV Fourniture
    III Cymbale
    8' Cor Anglais
    8' Clarinet
    Tremulant
    Harp
    16' Choir Sub
    Choir Unison Off
    4' Choir Super
    Melody Octave
    8' Tuba
    4' Tuba Clarion
    Midi on Choir
    
    Chancel:
    8' Nason Flute
    8' Erzahler
    8' Erzahler Celeste
    4' Koppelflute
    
    Dome:
    8' Principal
    4' Octave
    IV Full Mixture
    IV Scharf
    V Mounted Cornet (TC)
    
    Solo:
    8' Diapason
    8' Cello
    8' Cello Celeste (TC)
    8' Gedeckt Pommer
    4' Flute Ouverte
    16' Corno di Bassetto
    8' State Trumpet (Gallery)
    8' Tuba Mirabilis (Dome)
    8' Tuba (Choir)
    8' Trompette
    8' English Horn
    8' Orchestral Oboe
    8' French Horn
    4' Clarion Harmonique
    Tremulant
    Chimes
    Harp
    Midi on Solo
    16' Solo Sub
    Solo Unison Off
    4' Solo Super
    
    Gallery:
    8' Principal
    8' Gedeckt
    8' Vox Angelica II
    4' Octave
    4' Prestant
    4' Flute Traverso
    V Plein Jeu
    IV Cymbale
    16' Waldhorn
    8' Chorus Trumpet
    8' Horn
    4' Clarion
    Chimes
    16' Gallery Sub
    4' Gallery Super
    
    Gallery Pedal:
    16' Contrebasse
    16' Gedeckt
    8' Octavebasse
    8' Gedeckt
    32' Fagotto
    16' Waldhorn
    
    Pedal:
    32' Contrabass
    32' Subbass
    16' Open Wood
    16' Open Metal
    16' Spitz Principal (Great)
    16' Geigen
    16' Violone
    16' Dulciana (Choir)
    16' Bourdon
    16' Lieblich Gedeckt (Swell)
    10 2/3' Quint
    8' Octave Wood
    8' Principal
    8' Spitz Principal (Great)
    8' Geigen
    8' Bourdon
    8' Gedeckt
    5 1/3' Octave Quint
    4' Choral Bass
    4' Blockflote
    4' Clarabella
    2' Doublette
    V Mixture
    32' Bombarde
    32' Contra Posaune
    16' Trombone
    16' Posaune (Swell)
    8' Tromba
    8' Posaune (Swell)
    4' Clarion
    Midi on Pedal
    Midi on Pedal Sub
    Chimes (Great)
    
     [Received from Connor Annable 2011-07-28.]
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