Pipe Organ Database

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Orgues Létourneau Ltée (Opus 79, 2002)

Location:

Cathedral of St. Andrew
265 Sheldon Blvd. SE
Grand Rapids, MI 49503 US
St. Ambrose Chapel
Organ ID: 30863

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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 Jim Stettner on September 22, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 16 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 14 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on August 25, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 14
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on August 25, 2019.
Database Manager on August 11, 2010:

Updated through online information from Chad Boorsma.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on November 08, 2007:

Identified through online information from Stephen Hall. -- This is one of three Létourneau organs in the cathedral.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
Stoplist taken from the console: Open In New Tab Originally published August 10, 2010
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on September 22, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case and Keydesk: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-10

Organ Case: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-10

Keydesk: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-10

Chapel Interior and Altar: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-10

Chapel Exterior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2010-08-10

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