2015 Basilica Organ

July 13, 2016; Joe Green reviews plans as he builds a section of the organ case. The organ’s interior structure is oak, chosen for strength. Fritts uses tulip poplar from the Appalachian Mountains for his painted cases. A traditional American organ-building wood, poplar is stable and offers a consistently smooth surface. (Photo by Barbara Johnston/University of Notre Dame)

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July 13, 2016; Joe Green reviews plans as he builds a section of the organ case. The organ’s interior structure is oak, chosen for strength. Fritts uses tulip poplar from the Appalachian Mountains for his painted cases. A traditional American organ-building wood, poplar is stable and offers a consistently smooth surface. (Photo by Barbara Johnston/University of Notre Dame)

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