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Wigton Pipe Organs (2016)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 2947, 1967)

Location:

St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church
1005 Bridge Street
Charlevoix, MI 49720 US
Organ ID: 58550

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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 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
  • 15 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 15 stops.
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: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 15
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 11, 2017:

Updated by Andrew A. Clark, 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 January 17, 2017:

Updated by Ryan McCauslin, 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 June 12, 2016:

Altered and relocated existing organ. Identified by Ryan McCauslin, based on personal knowledge of the organ.

Originally built by Casavant Freres Ltee in 1967 for Our Lady of Sorrows Catholic Church in Detroit, Michigan Relocated to St. Mary of the Assumption Catholic Church in Charlevoix, Michigan in 2016. New 2 Manual console with multi-memory level system and transposer New Casework design, across the back wall of the Gallery. Console is located in the gallery, detached.

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

Instrument Images:

Balcony and Pipe Display: Photograph by Andrew A. Clark. Taken on 2016-07-16

Console: Photograph by Ryan McCauslin. Taken approx. 2016

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