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The Fritts organ at St. Joseph Cathedral took more than two years to construct, consists of about 5,000 pipes, and ranks as one of the largest mechanical-action organs in the United States.

Principal 16'
Quintadeen 16'
Octave 8'
Spielflöte 8'
Gedackt 8'
Quinte 6'
Octave 4'
Spitzflöte 4'
Quint 3'
Octave 2'
Querflöte 2'
Terz 1 3/5'
Cornet V
Rauschpfeife III-IV
Trompet 16'
Trompet 8'
Trompet 4'
Baarpfeife 8'
Trompeta 4/16' *
Trompeta 8' *

Principal 8'
Gedackt 8'
Salicional 8'
Unda Maris 8'
Quintadena 8'
Octave 4'
Rohrflöte 4'
Sesquialtera II'
Gemshorn 2'
Nasat 1 1/3'
Mixture IV-VI
Dulcian 16'
Trompet 8'
Trichterregal 8'

Bourdon 16'
Principal 8'
Rohrflöte 8'
Violdigamba 8'
Voix celeste 8'
Octave 4'
Koppelflöte 4'
Nasat 3'
Octave 2'
Blockflöte 2'
Terz 1 3/5'
Mixture V-VI'
Fagott 16'
Trompet 8'
Hautbois 8'
Vox humana 8'

Subbass 32'
Principal 16'
Violone 16'
Subbass 16'
Octave 8'
Gedackt 8'
Octave 4'
Nachthorn 2'
Rauschpfeife III'
Mixture X-XI
Posaune 32'
Posaune 16'
Trompet 8'
Trompet 4'
Cornet 2'

* some pipes transmitted from other stops
Swell to Great
Positive to Great
Swell to Positive
Great to Pedal
Swell to Pedal
Positive to Pedal

Burnished tin front pipes
Suspended key action
Mechanical stop action
Variable tremulants (2)
Wind stabilizer
Foot pumped option for winding

Temperament after Kellner


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Cleveland in Columbus - Douglas Cleveland Reflections of Light/Laver
Cleveland in Columbus
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The first recording of the Fritts organ at St. Joseph Cathedral, Columbus, Ohio! Dedicated in December, 2006, this organ took more than two years to construct, consists of about 5,000 pipes, and ranks as one of the largest mechanicalaction organs in the United States. Gothic artist Douglas Cleveland, director of music at Plymouth Congregational in Seattle, “pulls out all the stops” in the organ’s vast tonal palette. The CD starts with a Battalia for the horizontal trumpet stop (located inside the pedal towers). Anne Laver explores works about celestial light, with examples from a wide variety of styles, including the rarely heard Fantasy and Fugue by Heinrich Reimann. Played on the large Paul Fritts organ at St Joseph Cathedral in Columbus, OH.