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Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church
2441 Pinecrest Drive
Ferndale, Michigan 48220

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 35847.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 8, 2017.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 23 stops. 34 registers. 28 ranks. 1713 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes.

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

  • Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. July 4, 2008)
  • Updated by William M. Worden, naming this as the source of information: http://oaklandcounty115.com/2017/12/05/congregation-moves-to-berkley-drayton-avenue-presbyterian-prepares-to-sell/.
    The Oakland County Times reported that the congregation is moving to another church's facilities due to a severe decline in membership and this church is to be sold. (Steven E. Lawson. December 8, 2017)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1994-05-19
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1994-05-19
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1994-05-19

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
    Ferndale, Michigan
    Drayton Avenue Presbyterian Church
    
    Möller   Op. 8998   1958   3/28
    
         GREAT                         CHOIR
     16' Quintade 61                8' Lochgedackt 61
      8' Principal 61               8' Erzähler 61
      8' Bourdon 61                 8' Unda Maris 49
      4' Octave 61                  4' Koppelflöte 61
      4' Quintaton 24           2 2/3' Nasat 61
    III  Mixture                    2' Blockflöte 61
         Tremolo                1 3/5' Terz 61
         Sub                           Tremolo
         Unison Off                    Sub
         Super                         Unison Off
         Carillonic Bells              Super
    
         SWELL                         PEDAL
      8' Rohrflöte 68              16' Sub Bass 32
      8' Viola 68                  16' Quintade GT
      8' Viola Celeste 56          16' Rohrbourdon 12 SW
      4' Spitzprinzipal 68          8' Spitzprinzipal 32
      4' Harmonic Flute 68          8' Quintaton GT
    III  Plein Jeu 183              8' Rohrflöte SW
     16' Basson L/2 68          5 1/3' Quint 32
      8' Trompette 68               4' Oktav 12
      8' Bassoon 12                 4' Rohrflöte SW
      4' Rohrschalmei 68           16' Bassoon SW
         Tremolo                    8' Bassoon SW
         Sub                        4' Bassoon SW
         Unison Off
         Super
    
     [Received on line from Jeff Scofield April 12, 2009.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.