Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 936, 1922)

Location:

Temple Beth-El
8801 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI US
Chapel
Organ ID: 46845

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Synagogues and other Jewish Houses of Worship
  • 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: Pneumatic
  • 9 ranks. 550 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 9 stops. 9 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Pneumatic 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: 9
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 29, 2019:

The organ received a replacement Wicks drawknob console in the 1960's. According to organbuilder Joe Granger of Lansing, Michigan, the Temple is considering discarding the instrument.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 30, 2019.

Database Manager on June 09, 2010:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from Casavant documents
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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