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Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 2534, 1959)

Location:

St. Valentine Catholic Church
25881 Dow Ave.
Redford, MI 48239 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 26281

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Roman Lizak on November 10, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 10 ranks. 586 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 9 stops. 8 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 9
  • Registers: 8
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Roman Lizak on November 11, 2020:

CORRECTION: Wind for the organ is supplied by both a 0.35 H.P Meidinger Blower in the Great chamber which was most likely added later. There is also an original Casavant manufactured 1/2 H. P blower in the Swell chamber in a sound proof box.

We received the most recent update for this note from Roman Lizak on November 11, 2020.

Roman Lizak on November 11, 2020:

All divisions are on 2 1/2" of wind. Pressure is written on the reservoir in both chambers. Wind is supplied through a 0.35 H.P. Meidinger Blower

We received the most recent update for this note from Roman Lizak on November 11, 2020.

Database Manager on June 03, 2007:

Identified through online information from Stanley R. Scheer. -- The organ is installed in a chamber with no casework or visible facade pipes.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on October 10, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console : Photograph by Roman Lizak. Taken on 2020-11-09

Meidinger blower : Photograph by Roman Lizak. Taken on 2020-11-09

Great pipework: Photograph by Roman Lizak. Taken on 2020-11-11

Casavant manufactured blower: Photograph by Roman Lizak. Taken on 2020-11-11

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