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North Shore Congregation Israel
1185 Sheridan Road
Glencoe, Illinois 60022

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 44318.

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Awards

OHS Convention Organ, 2012.


Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
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 1, 2010.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 33 stops. 34 registers. 46 ranks. 2497 pipes. Manual compass is 61 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 movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. 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

  • Identified by Rae Bolton from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture. (Database Manager. October 12, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. July 25, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- The console is located on a swivel base; the organ was restored by Casavant in 2008. (Database Manager. August 1, 2010)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-11
Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-11
Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-11
Balcony and Console. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-11
Console. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-11
Synagogue Interior. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-11
Left Stop Jamb. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-11
Right Stop Jamb. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-11
Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-11
Synagogue Exterior. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-11
Snyagogue Exterior and Grounds. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-11
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-09-25
Sanctuary interior angle. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2010-09-25

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
         Glencoe, Illinois
         North Shore Congregational Israel
    
         Casavant   Op. 2768   1964   3/46
    
         Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
         St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
         ______________________________________________________
    
         GREAT                          CHOIR
     16' Quintaton        61         8' Gedackt              61
      8' Principal        61         8' Flauto Dolce         61
      8' Bourdon          61         8' Flauto Celeste tc    49
      4' Octave           61         4' Koppelflöte          61
      4' Nachthorn        61         2' Principal            61
      2' Blockflöte       61     1 1/3' Larigot              61
     VI  Mixture         366        II  Sesquialtera        122
                                   III  Cymbal              183
         SWELL                       8' Krummhorn            61
      8' Viola            61            Tremulant
      8' Viola Celeste GG 54            Sub
      8' Hohlflöte        61            Unison Off
      4' Principal        61            Super
      4' Rohrflöte        61
      2' Octavin          61            PEDAL
     IV  Mixture         244        16' Principal            32
     16' Fagott    L/2    61        16' Subbass              32
      8' Trumpet          61        16' Gedackt (encl in CH) 32
         Tremulant                   8' Octave               32
         Sub                         8' Gedecktpommer        32
         Unison Off                  4' Choralbass           32
         Super                     III  Mixture              96
                                    16' Posaune              32
                                    16' Fagott               SW
    
        [Received online from Jeff Scofield  August 1, 2010]
    
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