The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Francis Xavier R.C. Church
524 Ninth St.
Wilmette, Illinois 60091

OHS Database ID 44171.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
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 August 14, 2010.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Two manuals. 2 divisions. 20 stops. 31 registers. 27 ranks. 1398 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 with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

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 toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Identified by Rae Bolton from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture. (Database Manager. October 6, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Seven-stop floating Sanctuaire division prepared-for (Database Manager. August 14, 2010)

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Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-10-15
Sanctuary interior to rear and gallery exposed pipes. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-10-15
Exposed organ pipes. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-10-15
Console. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-10-15
Church exterior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-10-15

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
        Wilmette, Illinois
        St. Francis Xavier Parish
        Casavant   Op. 3745   1995   2/27
        Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
        St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
        GRAND ORGUE                     RÉCIT
    16' Bourdon           12         8' Bourdon           56
     8' Montre            56         8' Viole de gambe    56
     8' Flûte harmonique  44         8' Voix céleste   tc 44
       (1-12 Flûte à chem)           4' Flûte conique     56
     8' Flûte à cheminée  56         2' Doublette         56
     4' Prestant          56     1 1/3' Larigot           56
     4' Flûte à fuseau    56       III  Cymbale          168
     2' Flûte             56        16' Basson    L/2     12 **
    II  Cornet        CC 112         8' Hautbois          56
    IV  Fourniture       224            Tremblant
     8' Trompette         56            Unison Off
        Tremblant                       Super
        Unison Off                   8' Trompette         GO
    16' Trompette-de-fête --         8' Trompette-de-fête GO
       (1-12 Pedal Bombarde)
     8' Trompette-de-fête 56 *          PÉDALE
                                    16' Soubasse          32 oak
        SANCTUAIRE (prepared)       16' Bourdon           GO
     8' Diapason                     8' Octavebasse       32
     8' Bourdon                      8' Flûte à cheminée  GO
     8' Viole                        4' Octave            32
     8' Céleste           tc        16' Bombarde   F/L    12 GO
     4' Octave                      16' Basson            RE 
     2' Flûte                        8' Trompette         GO
     8' Hautbois                     8' Hautbois          RE
    16' Bourdon          ext         4' Clairon           GO
        Tremblant                    4' Hautbois          RE 
                                     8' Trompette-de-fête GO
     *  added in 1998
    **  added in 1999
       [Received from Jeff Scofield  August 9, 2010]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.