Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (1965)

Location:

Jehovah / El Buen Pastor Lutheran Church
3740 W. Belden
Chicago, IL 60647 US
Organ ID: 51431

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 54 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals.
All:
  • 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical 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
  • 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 February 04, 2017:

Updated by Martin Saganski, who has heard or played the organ.

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

Database Manager on May 27, 2013:

New console for existing organ. Identified by Martin Saganski, based on personal knowledge of the organ. -- I just played this organ on May 26, 2013. I have "heard" (but can't prove) pipes might be Aeolian-Skinner, but plate on console indicates "Console by Cassavant Freres, 1965"

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 May 26, 2013
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Martin Saganski. Taken on 2011-06-06

Window above Altar: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2018-08-31

Altar: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2018-08-31

Nave from Organ Chamber: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2018-08-31

Console and Balcony: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2018-08-31

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2018-08-31

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2018-08-31

Church Exterior: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2018-08-31

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