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Lauck Pipe Organ Co. (2011)

Originally A. B. Felgemaker Co. (1900ca.)

Location:

St. Albert the Great University Parish
411 MacInnes Drive
Houghton, MI 49931 US
Organ ID: 49135

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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: Slider
  • 12 ranks. 780 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 12 stops. 12 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:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 12
  • Registers: 12
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Balanced tracker.
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 22, 2014:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on December 01, 2011:

Updated through online information from John Ignatowski.

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

Database Manager on November 30, 2011:

Identified through online information from John Ignatowski. -- This organ was removed from St. Cecilia Church, Hubbell, Michigan (closed 2007) to St. Albert Church, Houghton, Michigan in July 2011.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist (Source: The Diapason, Vol. 103, No 5 [May 2012], p 21)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Keydesk, August 2012: Photograph by Janet Dalquist.

Keydesk detail, Stop Knobs, Right Side, August 2012: Photograph by Janet Dalquist.

Bellows and Handle, August 2012: Photograph by Janet Dalquist.

Bellows Weights and Part of the Key Action, August 2012: Photograph by Janet Dalquist.

Bellows and Handle, August 2012: Photograph by Janet Dalquist.

Top of the Case from the side, August 2012: Photograph by Janet Dalquist.

Facade, August 2012: Photograph by Janet Dalquist.

Facade, Close Up, August 2012: Photograph by Janet Dalquist.

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