Pipe Organ Database

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Carl Barckhoff [Sr] (1899)

Location:

Carmel Swedish Lutheran Church
Calumet, MI 49913 US
Organ ID: 9907

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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: Slider
  • 16 ranks. 896 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 16 stops. 16 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 16
  • Registers: 16
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • 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.
  • 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 November 24, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Case of oak. Couplers actuated by "piston knobs" placed in the manual keyslips. Fixed combination foot trundles: Great Piano & Great Forte. No reed registers.

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

Database Manager on November 10, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was never reinstalled at Faith Lutheran. It went from Carmel Swedish Lutheran directly to pastor Simonson's residence. Source: phone conversation with Pastor Robert Langsteth (ret., Faith Lutheran) on 11/8/07.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1976.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Built for Carmel Lutheran (cost $1500), electric blower added 1903. Carmel merged with Bethlehem Lutheran in 1964 to become Faith Lutheran. Relocated to John Simonson residence. John Simonson was a former pastor at Carmel.

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

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