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Sinsinawa Dominican Motherhouse
585 County Road Z
Sinsinawa, Wisconsin 53824

Queen of the Rosary Chapel

OHS Database ID 35861.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 1, 2017.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 26 stops. 28 registers. 34 ranks. 1652 pipes. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console. The console is movable.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. 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. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Identified through online information from Paul Marchesano. (Database Manager. July 5, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Console renovated by Casavant in 2009 with preparations made for future additions. (Database Manager. June 4, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Official name of the group is now the Dominican Education Center. (Database Manager. June 5, 2010)

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Chapel Interior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2008-07-04

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
        Sinsinawa, Wisconsin
        Sinsinawa Dominicans
       (formerly Santa Clara College)
        Casavant   Op. 2847   1965   2/34
        Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
        St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
        * preparations made during 2009 console
          renovation for future additions
        GREAT                   SWELL                    PEDAL
    16' Quintade    56       8' Viole de Gambe  56   32' Resultant   --
     8' Prinzipal   56       8' Voix Celeste tc 44      (added in 2009)
     8' Rohrflöte   56       8' Gedackt         56   16' Subbass     32
     8' Erzähler    56       4' Spitzprinzipal  56   16' Quintade    GT
     4' Oktav       56       4' Koppelflöte     56    8' Prinzipal   32
     4' Spitzflöte  56       2' Oktav           56    8' Gemshorn    32
     2' Flachflöte  56   1 1/3' Quinte          56    8' Bourdon (ext)*
    IV  Mixtur     224      II  Sesquialtera tc 88    4' Choralbass  32
    16' Cromorne    *      III  Scharf         168  III  Mixture     96
     8' Trompete    56      16' Cromorne        *    16' Posaune      *
     8' Cromorne    *        8' Cromorne        *    16' Fagott  L/2 32
                             8' Oboe            56   16' Cromorne     *
                                Tremulant             8' Cromorne     *
                                                      4' Schalmei    32
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield June 04, 2010.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.