The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Central Michigan University
Mount Pleasant, Michigan 48859

Music Building - Staples Family Concert Hall

OHS Database ID 25220.


Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 20, 2017.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 41 stops. 68 registers. 61 ranks. 3382 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Information from online data (source: Casavant Freres website). Pipe count calculated from annotated stoplist. (Paul Marchesano. February 13, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. July 21, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. July 22, 2010)

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Mount Pleasant, Michigan
           Central Michigan University
    
           Casavant   Op. 3756   1997   3/61
    
           Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
           ________________________________________________________
    
           GRAND ORGUE                          POSITIV (exp)
       32' Bourdon              --          16' Bourdon  (wood)      12
          (tc from No. 33,                   8' Salicional           61
           1-12 resultant)                   8' Voce umana        GG 54
       16' Violon               12           8' Bourdon              61
       16' Bourdon              PO           4' Prestant             61
        8' Montre               61           4' Flûte à fuseau       61
        8' Violon               61           2' Doublette            61
        8' Flûte harmonique     49       1 1/3' Larigot              61
          (1-12 from Flûte à chem)          II  Sesquialtera        122
        8' Flûte à cheminée     61          IV  Cymbale             244
        4' Prestant             61           8' Cromorne             61
        4' Flûte                61              Tremblant
        2' Doublette            61              Sub
      III  Cornet              183              Unison Off
    II-IV  Grande fourniture   223              Super
       IV  Fourniture          244          16' Bombarde royale      GO
       16' Contre Trompette     12           8' Trompette royale     GO
        8' Trompette            61              MIDI
           Sub
           Unison Off                           PÉDALE
       16' Bombarde royale      tc          32' Basse acoustique I   --
        8' Trompette royale     61          32' Basse acoustique II  --
          (high pressure, hooded)           16' Montre               12
           MIDI                                (ext. of Octavebasse 8')
                                            16' Soubasse             32
           RÉCIT                            16' Violon               GO
        8' Principal étroit     61          16' Bourdon              PO
        8' Viole de gambe       61           8' Octavebasse          32
        8' Voix céleste      GG 54           8' Flûte bouchée        12
        8' Flûte majeure        61           8' Violon               GO
        4' Octave               61           8' Bourdon              PO
        4' Flûte à cheminée     61           4' Octave               32
    2 2/3' Nazard               61           4' Flûte                GO
        2' Quarte de nazard     61           V  Mixture             160
    1 3/5' Tierce               61          32' Contre bombarde L/2  12
        V  Plein jeu           305          16' Bombarde             32
       16' Basson      L/2      12          16' Contre trompette    [pf]
        8' Trompette harmonique 61          16' Basson               RE
        8' Hautbois             61           8' Trompette            12
        8' Voix humaine         61           8' Basson               RE
        4' Clairon harmonique   61           4' Clairon              12
           Tremblant                         4' Hautbois             RE
           Sub                               4' Cromorne             PO
           Unison Off                        8' Trompette royale     GO
           Super                                MIDI
           MIDI
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.