Organ Recital Hall

Beckerath organ

The Beckerath Organ in the Organ Recital Hall of the Fine Arts Building is the main instrument on the UH campus for teaching and recitals. The Beckerath Organ is used by the UH organ students for regularly scheduled practice sessions, lessons, organ-related courses, many degree recitals, and choral accompaniments. The hall is dedicated to the organ program 24-hours per day, seven days per week.

Organ Recital Hall
Fine Arts Building
Rudolf von Beckerath Orgelbau (1974)
III/Ped 33 stops
Mechanical action


GREAT (C-g''')
Quintadena 16'
Principal 8'
Rohrflöte 8'
Octave 4’
Spitzflöte 4’
Octave 2’
Sesquialtera II
Mixture V
Trumpet 8’
POSITIV (C-g''')
Gedackt 8'
Principal 4'
Spielflöte 4’
Nasat 2 2/3’
Octave 2’
Blockflöte 2’
Tierce 1 3/5’
Scharf IV
Krummhorn 8’
SWELL (C-g''')
Bordun 8'
Koppelflöte 4’
Principal 2'
Quinte 1 1/3’
Obertöne III
Cymbel III
Regal 8’
PEDAL (C-g’)
Principal 16’
Subbass 16’
Octave 8’
Choralbass 4’
Mixture IV
Posaune 16’
Trumpet 8’
Schlamei 4’
Couplers: Pos/G Pos/G Pos/G
  G/Ped Pos/P SW/Ped

Combinations: 6 generals, 6 divisionals for each division 99 levels