Reuter Organ Co., Opus 2218, 2003

OHS Database ID 13984.

St. Francis Xavier Cathedral
626 Fourth Street
Alexandria Louisiana 71301


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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 2010-03-21.
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Nave, Gallery, and Pipe Facade. Reuter Promotional Photo; used with permission 2003-06-01

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The organ is in gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with roll top.

Three manuals. 6 divisions. 71 stops. 48 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.



  • [Composite: several authors]. "St. Francis Xavier Cathedral Alexandria, Louisiana: Reuter Organ Company," The American Organist (Vol. 39, No. 2 [February, 2005]: pp. 70-72). [Cover feature. Contributions by The Reuter Organ Company, Jack Randall, Scott Bennett.]

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  • Stoplist from Reuter promotional material
    Alexandria, Louisiana
    Reuter Organ Company      Opus 2218      48 ranks     2003
    GRAND ORGUE:                        POSITIF EXPRESSIF:
       16' Diapason (POS)                  16' Dolce
        8' Montre                           8' Diapason
        8' Bourdon                          8' Cor de Nuit
        8' Flûte Harmonique                 8' Dolce (ext)
        4' Prestant                         8' Unda Maris (TC)
        4' Flûte à Fuseau                   4' Octave Diapason (ext)
        2' Doublette                        4' Flûte Traveriere
       IV  Fourniture                       2' Flageolet
      III  Cornet                       1 1/3' Quint
       16' Contre Trom-pette (REC)        III  Mixture
        8' Bombarde                         8' Petit Trompette
        8' Trompette en Chamade             8' Clarinette
           Glockenstern                     8' Trompette en Chamade (GO)
           Cloches (ECHO)                      Tremblant
           MIDI                                MIDI
    RECIT EXPRESSIF                     ECHO PEDALE:
       16' Flûte à Cheminée                16' Bourdon (1-12 digital)
        8' Flûte à Cheminée (ext)           8' Bourdon (ECHO)
        8' Salcional                     
        8' Voix Céleste (TC)            PEDALE:
        4' Prestant                        32' Acoustic Bass
        4' Flûte Ouverte                   16' Montre
    2 2/3' Nazard                          16' Soubasse
        2' Flûte (ext)                     16' Dolce (POS)
    1 3/5' Tierce                          16' Bourdon (REC)
       IV  Plein Jeu                        8' Octave (ext)
       16' Contre Trompette                 8' Soubasse (ext)
        8' Trompette (ext)                  8' Diapason (POS)
        8' Hautbois                         8' Dolce (POS)
        8' Voix Humaine                     8' Bourdon (REC)
        8' Trompette en Chamade (GO)        4' Octave (ext)
           Tremblant                        4' Soubasse (ext)
           MIDI                            32' Basson (ext)
                                           16' Bombarde (ext)
    ECHO:                                  16' Contre Trompette (REC)
        8' Principal                        8' Bombarde (GO)
        8' Voix Aetheria                    8' Trompette (REC)
        8' Voix Céleste (TC)                4' Trompette (REC)
        8' Bourdon                          8' Trompette en Chamade (GO)
        4' Octave                              MIDI
        4' Flûte Ouvere
    [Received on line from Chad Boorsma March 29, 2010.]