Pipe Organ Database

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Visser-Rowland Associates (Opus 1, 1974)

Location:

Redford Evangelical Lutheran Church
22159 Grand River
Detroit, MI 48219 US
Nave - West Gallery
Organ ID: 4863

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from William M. Worden on April 29, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 24 ranks. 3 divisions. 3 manuals. 18 stops. 21 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by Visser-Rowland Associates
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 18
  • Registers: 21
  • Position: Detached keydesk (mechanical action).
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • 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 Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on May 01, 2020.
William M Worden on April 08, 2021:

The organ is in storage at Renaissance Pipe Organs of Ann Arbor and is for sale.

We received the most recent update for this note from William M Worden on April 08, 2021.

William M. Worden on April 29, 2020:

As of April, 2020 the congregation is closing and the church has been sold. The organ will be moved elsewhere.

We received the most recent update for this note from William M. Worden on April 29, 2020.

Database Manager on March 08, 2007:

Updated through online information from Daniel Grams.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

3rd manual for coupling. Ped. Zartbass extended from ?.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Taken from the console and inspection of the interior: Open In New Tab Originally published Recorded April 28, 2020
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from William M. Worden on April 29, 2020.

Instrument Images:

The case seen from the front of the gallery: Photograph by William M. Worden. Taken on 2020-04-28

Console: Photograph by William M. Worden. Taken on 2020-04-28

The organ from the nave: Photograph by William M. Worden.

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