The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Cathedral of St. Paul, R.C.
239 Selby Avenue
St. Paul, Minnesota 55102

OHS Database ID 39779.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 24, 2014.
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Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Four manuals.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from Richard C Greene. -- E.M. Skinner, Opus 518, installed in 1925. Aeolian-Skinner, Opus 1398, rebuilt and enlarged in 1959, rebuild by Quimby in 2009. (Database Manager. March 6, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Richard C Greene. -- Rebuild of Skinner Op. 518 and Aeolian-Skinner Op. 1398. It is playable from twin IV manual consoles in Sanctuary and Gallery. (Database Manager. March 7, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from John Seboldt. (Database Manager. October 24, 2014)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2016-04-08
Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2016-04-08
Cathedral Exterior. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2016-04-08
Cathedral Exterior. Photograph by Brad Engelland 2017-08-08

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from Quimby Organ Co.

  • St. Paul, Minnesota
    Cathedral of St. Paul, RC
    
    Quimby Pipe Organs, Inc. (2009). 
    Originally built by Skinner Organ Co. (1925, Opus 518) and Aeolian-Skinner rebuild (1959, Opus 1398).
    
    GALLERY GREAT ORGAN
    16 Violone 73
    8 Principal 61
    8 Violone (ext)
    8 Flute Couverte 61
    8 Spitz Gamba 61
    4 Octave 61
    4 Koppel Flute 61
    2-2/3 Twelfth 61
    2 Fifteenth 61
    1-3/5 Seventeenth 61
    III-IV Mixture 232
    8 Bombarde PD
    16 GT to GT
         Gt to Unison Off
         Zimbelstern
    
    
    GALLERY SWELL ORGAN
    16 Rohr Bordun (ext)
    8 Geigen Principal 68
    8 Rohr Flute 80
    8 Viole da Gamba 68
    8' Voix Céleste 68
    4 Spitz Principal
    4 Flauto Traverso 68
    2 Spindle Flute 61
    IV Plein Jeu 244
    16 Hautbois (ext)
    8 Trompette 80
    8 Hautbois 80
    4 Clarion 68
       Tremulant
    16 SW to SW
         SW to Unison Off
     4 SW to SW
    
    GALLERY CHOIR ORGAN
    8 Principal 68
    8 Gedeckt 68
    8 Kleine Erzähler 68
    8 Erzähler Céleste 56
    4 Octave 68
    4 Block Flute 68
    2-2/3 Nazard 61
    2 Zauber Flute 61
    1-3/5 Tierce 61
    III Mixture 183
    8 Cromorne 68
    8 English Horn tc 49
       Tremulant
    16 CH to CH
         CH Unison Off
    4 CH to CH
    8 Trompette Heroique (Bombarde)
    
    GALLERY BOMBARDE ORGAN
    16 Violone GT
    8 Open Diapason 61
    8 Flute Harmonique 61
    4 Octave 61
    2-2/3 Twelfth 61
    2 Super Octave 61
    IV Mixture 244
    16 Trompette Harmonique (ext)
    8 Trompette Harmonique 73
    8 Hautbois SW
    8 English Horn CH
    4 Clarion Harmonique 61
    Bombarde Unison Off
    8 Trompette Heroique 61
    Sanctuary SW on BOM
    
    GALLERY PEDAL ORGAN
    32 Bourdon 56
    16 Contre Basse 32
    16 Violone GT
    16 Bourdon (ext)
    16 Rohr Bordun SW
    8 Spitz Octave 44
    8 Violone GT
    8 Bourdon (ext)
    8 Rohr Flute SW
    4 Choral Bass (ext)
    IV Mixture 128
    32 Contre Bombarde 85
    16 Bombarde (ext)
    16 Hautbois SW
    8 Bombarde (ext)
    8 Hautbois SW
    4 Bombarde (ext)
    4 Hautbois SW
    8 Trompette Heroique BOM
    8 Trompette Harmonique BOM
    4 Trompette Harmonique BOM
    
    
    SANCTUARY GREAT ORGAN
    8 Diapason
    8 Wald Flute
    8 Spitz Flute
    4 Octave
    4 Gedeckt
    2 Fifteenth
    16 GT to GT
    GT Unison Off
    4 GT to GT
       Chimes
    
    
    SANCTUARY SWELL ORGAN
    16 Bourdon
    8 Diapason
    8 Gedeckt
    8 Salicional
    8 Voix Céleste
    8 Flauto Dolce
    8 Flute Céleste
    4 Octave
    4 Flute
    V Mixture
    16 Fagotto
    8 Cornopean
    8 Oboe
       Tremulant
    16 SW to SW
    SW Unison Off
    4 Sw to SW
    
    
    SANCTUARY CHOIR ORGAN
    8 Chimney Flute
    8 Harmonic Flute
    2-2/3 Nazard
    2 Piccolo
    1-3/5 Tierce
    8 Clarinet
       Tremulant
    CH Unison Off
    
    SANCTUARY PEDAL ORGAN
    32 Resultant (ext)
    16 Bourdon 44
    16 Echo Lieblich SW
    8 Bourdon (ext)
    8 Gedeckt SW
    16 Fagotto SW
    
    
     [Received on line from Richard C Greene March 07, 2009.]
    
     [Received on line from Richard C Greene March 07, 2009.]
  • Stoplist from Quimby Organ Co. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.