Pipe Organ Database

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Charles (Karl) Besch (1920s)

Originally A. B. Felgemaker Co. (Opus 731, 1902)

Location:

St. Casimir Roman Catholic Church
2600 N. Bremen Street
Milwaukee, WI 53212 US
Organ ID: 54532

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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
  • 3 manuals.
All:
  • 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: 3
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Console Style: Horseshoe style console.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys in horseshoe curves.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 10, 2015:

Updated through online information from David Bohn.

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

Database Manager on March 31, 2015:

Updated through online information from David Bohn. -- Besch electrified the original Felgemaker chests, and added a new choir division and a pedal reed.

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

Database Manager on March 13, 2015:

This is a rebuild of an existing organ. Identified by Ryan Mueller, based on personal knowledge of the organ. --

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist reconstructed from multiple sources
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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