D.F. Pilzecker & Co. (2000)

Originally Hutchings-Votey Organ Co. (Opus 1543, 1904)

Location:

St. John's Episcopal Church
50 E. Fisher Freeway
Detroit, MI 48201 US
Organ ID: 9602

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 56 ranks. 4 divisions. 4 manuals. 47 stops. 41 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 47
  • Registers: 41
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action 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 November 01, 2015:

Updated through online information from William Worden.

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

Database Manager on June 20, 2010:

Updated through online information from Charles Kennedy.

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

Database Manager on November 04, 2009:

Updated through online information from Charles Kennedy.

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

Database Manager on September 25, 2009:

Updated through online information from Ray Ahrens.

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

Database Manager on May 30, 2006:

Updated through online information from Charles Kennedy. -- Organ rebuiilt as Casavant Opus 1550, 1937; rebuilt by Casavant in 1965; major tonal work, D. F. Pilzecker and Co., 1988; console rebuild and additional tonal work, D. F. Pilzecker and Co., 2000. Presently three manual divisions (Great, Swell, Solo) with Positiv and Gallery prepared for; fourth manual presently serves as a coupling manual.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab info provided by C. Kennedy at local OHS meeting
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Facade : Photograph by Roman Lizak. Taken on 2021-10-28

Console: Photograph by Roman Lizak. Taken on 2021-10-28

Left stop jamb: Photograph by Roman Lizak . Taken on 2021-10-28

Right stop jamb: Photograph by Roman Lizak. Taken on 2021-10-28

5 horsepower Spencer Orgoblo: Photograph by Roman Lizak. Taken on 2021-10-28

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