Pipe Organ Database

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Edward Lye & Sons

Location:

Residence: William Worden
Detroit, MI US
Organ ID: 3330

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 2 divisions. 1 manuals. 5 stops. 8 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by Edward J. Lye
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 5
  • Registers: 8
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 25
  • 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 with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from William M. Worden on September 14, 2020.
William M. Worden on September 14, 2020:

The organ has been in storage since it was removed from Elmwood, ONT. Much of the metal pipework was badly abused. The pedal Bourdon was re-used in the Hinners rebuilt for Christ Lutheran, Milford, MI (Organ ID: 9111).

We received the most recent update for this note from William M. Worden on September 14, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From St. John's Lutheran, Elmwood, Ontario. Stop list.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Taken from the console: Open In New Tab Originally published Sept. 14, 2020
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from William M. Worden on September 14, 2020.

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