Pipe Organ Database

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Schaefer Organ Company (1893)

Location:

St. Norbert R.C. Church
8944 County Highway Y
Sauk City (Roxbury), WI 53583 US
Organ ID: 50418

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • 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: Slider
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
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
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • 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.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 26, 2012:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- In 1949, the organ was electrified on new chests, augmented, and altered.

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

Database Manager on September 17, 2012:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Information for this entry is taken from the book, "The Art of Organ Voicing" by L.G. Monette, pg. 120.

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

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