Pipe Organ Database

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Schaefer Organ Company (Opus 171A, 1942)

Originally Link Piano and Organ Co. (1923)

Location:

St. Gabriel R.C. Church
1000 West Lapham
Milwaukee, WI 53204 US
Organ ID: 53059

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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 not playable.
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
  • 6 ranks. 2 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 25, 2014:

Updated through online information from David Bohn. -- Blower removed at some point prior to 2014.

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

Database Manager on August 09, 2014:

Altered and relocated existing organ. Identified by David Bohn, based on personal knowledge of the organ. -- Parish closed; building repurposed by the Milwaukee Diocese as the home for a new parish, "The Congregation of the Great Spirit"

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 Console Sept. 1987
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2014-07-16

Console: Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2014-07-16

Console and Stopkeys: Photograph by David Bohn. Taken on 2014-07-16

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