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Patrick J. Murphy & Associates Organbuilders (2014)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 1506, 1935)

Location:

St. Hugo of the Hills Roman Catholic Church
2215 Opdyke Rd.
Bloomfield Hills, MI 48304 US
Organ ID: 47322

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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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 28 ranks. 1,709 pipes. 4 divisions. 2 manuals. 25 stops. 29 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 25
  • Registers: 29
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled 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 Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 05, 2014:

Identified through online information from John Sittard. -- Rebuild of existing organ, with several additions utilizing vintage pipework. The original console was retained and updated. Swell, Pedal, and Echo chests were re-leathered. A new pitman main chest was constructed for the Great.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Patrick Murphy: Open In New Tab Originally published 2014
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Patrick J. Murphy on October 21, 2021.

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