Lauck Pipe Organ Co. (2005)

Originally Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 178, 1953)

Location:

First Church of Christ, Scientist
709 E. Grand River
East Lansing, MI 48823 US
Organ ID: 48390

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Church of Christ, Scientist
  • 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: EP unit
  • 21 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 18 stops. 31 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 18
  • Registers: 31
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital 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 Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 20, 2011:

The First Church of Christ, Scientist, in Lansing closed in 2005. The members joined this congregation in East Lansing, and Lauck Pipe Organ Company moved the Schantz organ from the Lansing facility to the East Lansing building. Some ranks were extended, the console was rebuilt, and new Swell shades were created. In order to make the organ fit in much smaller chambers, new windchests were built, some pipes were Haskelled, and all the 16' pipes were placed horizontal.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console (August 5, 2015)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2015-08-05

Console: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2015-08-05

Console: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2015-08-05

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2015-08-05

Chancel and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2015-08-05

Church Interior: Photograph by Chad Boorsma. Taken on 2015-08-05

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