The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Emmanuel Episcopal Church
203 South Kensington Avenue
La Grange, Illinois 60525

OHS Database ID 45980.

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Awards

OHS Convention Organ, 2012.


Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ needs repairs, but is in usable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 6, 2019.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 44 stops. 46 registers. 63 ranks. 3156 pipes. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system. 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. January 17, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Seven-stop Antiphonal prepared-for, but never installed. (Database Manager. August 2, 2010)
  • The church has a three year fund raising project to refurbish the organ, it will be concluded in 2020. Casavant will take the pipes and chests back to the factory for the work. (source: "Pipe organ restoration fundraiser strikes a chord in La Grange " by Jesse Wright (Chicago Tribune, May 28, 2019) online edition, https://www.chicagotribune.com/suburbs/la-grange/ct-dlg-episcopal-queen-of-hearts-tl-0530-story.html) (Stephen Hall. June 6, 2019)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Chancel and Pipe Display. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-10
Sanctuary Interior, Pipe Facade, and Pipe Display. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-10
Chancel and Pipe Display. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-10
Console. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-10
Left Stop Jamb. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-10
Right Stop Jamb. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-10
Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-10
Church Exterior. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-10
Church Exterior. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2011-05-10
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr
Chancel. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
         La Grange, Illinois
         Emmanuel Episcopal Church
    
         Casavant   Op. 3062   1970   3/63
    
         Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
         St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
         ________________________________________________________
    
         GREAT                            RÉCIT
     16' Quintaden          56         8' Salicional           56
      8' Prinzipal          56         8' Voix céleste         56
      8' Rohrflöte          56         8' Cor de nuit          56
      4' Oktav              56         4' Principal conique    56
      4' Spitzflöte         56         4' Flûte                56
      2' Oktav              56     2 2/3' Nasard               56
      2' Blockflöte         56         2' Quarte de nasard     56
      V  Mixtur            280     1 3/5' Tierce               56
     16' Trompete    L/2    56         V  Plein Jeu           280
      8' Trompete           56        16' Basson    L/2        56
         Chimes                        8' Trompette            56
                                       8' Hautbois             56
         ANTIPHONAL [prepared]         4' Clairon              56
         7 blank drawknobs                Tremulant
    
         PEDAL                            POSITIV
     16' Prinzipal          32         8' Gedackt              56
     16' Subbass            32         8' Erzähler celeste II 100
     16' Quintaden          GT         4' Prinzipal            56
      8' Oktav              32         4' Koppelflöte          56
      8' Spitzgedackt       32         2' Oktav                56
      4' Choralbass         32     1 1/3' Quintflöte           56
      4' Rohrpfeife         32         1' Oktavlein            56
      V  Mixtur            160        II  Sesquialtera      gc 88
     16' Posaune            32        IV  Scharf              244
     16' Basson             RE       III  Zimbel              183
      8' Trompete           32         8' Krummhorn            56
      4' Rohrschalmei       32            Tremulant
    
        [Received online from Jeff Scofield  August 2, 2010]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.