Pipe Organ Database

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A. B. Felgemaker Co. (Opus 613, 1893)

Location:

First Methodist Episcopal Church
Lapeer, MI US
Organ ID: 51507

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 13 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 13 stops. 13 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front 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: 13
  • Registers: 13
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 10, 2015:

Updated through online information from Shawn P. Keith. -- Converted to electro-pneumatic action ca. 1940, possibly by Wurlitzer as all pneumatic chests use Wurlitzer black-cap magnets. Original facade had an ornate stencil pattern still visible under silver paint.

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

Database Manager on June 16, 2013:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by John Speller, using information found in Felgemaker Opus List, ca. 1920. --

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 2008
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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