The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Christ Church Cathedral, Episcopal
166 Market Street
Lexington, Kentucky 40507

OHS Database ID 9119.

See the address on Google Maps.

Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 250.


Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2014-08-30.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 38 stops. 52 registers. 47 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 2000. (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • Updated through online information from Scott Crowell. -- Organ renovated and Festival Trumpet added in 1999. (Database Manager. 2012-08-29)
  • Updated through online information from Leonard Burton. (Database Manager. 2014-08-30)

Online Documents

Currently we have no online documents associated with this organ entry. If you can provide us with digital files of contracts, correspondence, dedication programs, or any similar items, please follow this link to our document upload form to send them to us.

If you would like more information about documents included in the Database, please see our Documents Information page.

Related Database Entries

As a matter of best practice, we maintain separate entries each time an organ is modified or relocated. Click a link to go to descriptions of other phases in this instrument's life.

Other Websites

Clicking on a link will open the website in a new window or tab.
Please note that we are not responsible for dead links.

Photographs

Click on a thumbnail to see the larger image in a new tab.


Chancel and organ. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2007-07-20
Chancel - diagonal view. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2007-07-20
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2007-07-20
Chancel from rear gallery. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2007-07-20

If you can provide us with additional photographs, you may upload them through our online form. For further information please see our expectations for adding photographs.

 

Stoplist

When they are available, stoplists for organs are included in the Database. To make corrections in stoplists that you see here, please send details via e-mail to stoplists@organsociety.org rather than submitting a new stoplist through our online form.

  • Stoplist from church web site

  • Lexington, Kentucky
    Christ Church Cathedral, Episcopal
    
    Holtkamp Organ Company   Job 1637-A   1999   3 manuals, 38 stops, 47 ranks
    __________________________________________________________________________
    
              GREAT ORGAN                           SWELL ORGAN (enclosed)
          16' Subbass          PED               8' Geigen Principal  61
          16' Quintadena        61               8' Voix Celeste (TC) 49
           8' Principal         61               8' Gamba             61
           8' Gedackt           61               8' Rohrflöte         61
           4' Octave            61               8' Quintaton         61
           4' Gemshorn          61               4' Octave Geigen     61
       2 2/3' Quinte            61               4' Bourdon           61
           2' Super Octave      61               2' Blockflöte        61
              Mixture IV       244                  Plein Jeu IV     244
          16' Festival Trumpet  12 a            16' Fagott            61
           8' Festival Trumpet  61 a             8' Trompette         61
           4' Festival Trumpet  12 a             8' Fagott (ext)      12 a
                                                 4' Oboe Clarion      61
              POSITIV (enclosed)                    Tremulant
           8' Copula            61
           8' Dulciana          61                  PEDAL ORGAN
           4' Rohrflöte         61              32' Subbass (ext)    dig a
           4' Ludwigtone        61              16' Contrabass        32
       2 2/3' Nazard            61              16' Subbass           32
       1 3/5' Tierce            61              16' Quintadena        GT
           8' Cromorne          61               8' Octave            32
          16' Festival Trumpet  GT a             8' Violon            32
           8' Festival Trumpet  GT a             8' Flauto Dolce      32
           4' Festival Trumpet  GT a             4' Choralbass        32
                                                 4' Flute             32
              COUPLERS                              Mixture IV       128 b
              Great to Pedal                    32' Posaune (ext)    dig a
              Swell to Pedal                    16' Posaune           32
              Positiv to Pedal                  16' Fagott            SW
              Positiv to Pedal 4                 8' Trumpet           32
              Swell to Great                    16' Festival Trumpet  GT a
              Positiv to Great                   8' Festival Trumpet  GT a
              Swell to Positiv                   4' Festival Trumpet  GT a
    
                                                 a  added by Holtkamp 1999
                                                 b  replaced Mixture III
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-01-30]
    
    
  • Stoplist from church web site Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.