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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 2843, 1965)

Location:

Our Lady Gate of Heaven R.C. Church
9555 Saint Mary's Street
Detroit, MI 48227 US
Organ ID: 45780

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 27 ranks. 1,320 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 20 stops. 20 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 20
  • Registers: 20
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jeff Scofield on February 02, 2021:

Compass increased from 56 to 61 notes before construction began "so that the coupled division may have an effective compass of 49 notes."

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on February 02, 2021.

Database Manager on June 25, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Parish merged into St. Suzanne R.C. Church in 2003 and building sold to Fountain of Life Community Church, which went bankrrupt in 2011; organ moved in 2010 to St. Irenaeus R.C. Church, Rochester Hills, MI, by Wigton Pipe Organs.

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

Database Manager on January 13, 2010:

Identified by Rae Bolton from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on February 02, 2021.

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