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Central Lutheran Church
333 St. Twelfth St.
Minneapolis, Minnesota 55404

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 38338.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 22, 2016.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 77 stops. 78 registers. 107 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. 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 by Dennis Steckley from information in "Recent Installations," The American Organist "Vol 42, No. 11" ["November, 2008"] Renovation of existing organ. (Database Manager. January 10, 2009)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Restored by Casavant in 2007 (Database Manager. January 24, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Mark Kieffer.
    The organ was mechanically renovated by Casavant in 2007. No alterations were made to the stop list or voicing other than cleaning and regulation. (Database Manager. February 22, 2016)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1986-11-30
Chancel and Organ Case. (ca. 1965) Photograph in Church Archives; image courtesy of Mark Kieffer
Chancel and Organ Case. (ca. 1965) Photograph in Church Archives; image courtesy of Mark Kieffer
Church Exterior. Photograph by Mark Kieffer 2014-10-22
Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Organ Case. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2016-04-04
Chancel and Organ Case. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2016-04-04
Organ Case. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2016-04-04
Stained Glass Window. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2016-04-04

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives

  •        Minneapolis, Minnesota
           Central Lutheran Church
    
           Casavant   Op. 2722   1963   4/107
           _________________________________________________________
    
           GREAT                             CHOIR
    
       16' Prinzipal             61       8' Gedacktflöte         61
        8' Prinzipal             61       8' Salizional           61
        8' Gedackt               61       8' Salizional Schwebung 61
        8' Gemshorn              61       8' Concert Flöte        61
        4' Oktav                 61       8' Erzähler             61
        4' Rohrflöte             61       8' Erzähler Schwebung   61
    2 2/3' Quinte                61       4' Prinzipal            61
        2' Superoktav            61       4' Gemshorn             61
        2' Blockflöte            61       4' Nachthorn            61
        V  Kornett (2nd C)      245       2' Waldflöte            61
       IV  Mixtur               244      II  Sesquialtera        122
       IV  Scharf               244     III  Mixtur              183
       16' Posaune               61      16' Fagott     L/2       61
        8' Trompete              61       8' Englisch Horn        61
        4' Klarine               61       8' Rohrschalmei         61
        8' Spanische Trompete    61          Tremulant
    
           SWELL                             PEDAL
    
       16' Lieblichgedackt       61      32' Untersatz            12
        8' Geigenprinzipal       61      16' Prinzipal            32
        8' Rohrflöte             61      16' Subbass              32
        8' Viol                  61      16' Quintaton            32
        8' Viol Schwebung        61      16' Gemshorn             32
        4' Oktav                 61       8' Oktav                32
        4' Spitzflöte            61       8' Gedackt              32
        2' Oktavine              61       8' Gemshorn             32
       IV  Mixtur               244       4' Oktav                32
       IV  Scharf               244       4' Rohrpfeife           32
       16' Trompete    L/2       61     III  Mixture              96
        8' Trompete              61      IV  Scharf              128
        8' Oboe                  61      32' Kontra Posaune  L/2  32
        8' Vox Humana            61      16' Posaune              32
        4' Klarine               61      16' Rankett              32
           Tremulant                      8' Trompete             32
                                          4' Klarine              32
           POSITIV                        4' Oboe                 32
    
       16' Quintade              61
        8' Prinzipal             61
        8' Gedackt               61
        4' Oktav                 61
        4' Koppelflöte           61
    2 2/3' Nasat                 61
        2' Italienisch Principal 61
    1 3/5' Terz                  61
    1 1/3' Quintflöte            61
        1' Sifflöte              61
       IV  Mixtur               244
       IV  Zimbel               244
        8' Krummhorn             61
        4' Trompete              61
    
                  [Received from Jeff Scofield April 5, 2016]
  • Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.