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Mount Carmel Lutheran Church
8424 W. Center St.
Milwaukee, Wisconsin 53222


OHS Database ID 46833.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 18, 2014.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 45 stops. 32 registers. 36 ranks. 2434 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 in a fixed position, right.

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.


  • Identified through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Originally installed in 1958 as 3/22 Casavant Op. 2479 (Database Manager. June 4, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Rebuilt by Casavant in 2013. (Database Manager. January 12, 2013)
  • Updated through online information from Paul Kasten. -- This organ was refurbished and rebuilt by Casavant Freres, Ltee., in 2013. (Database Manager. October 18, 2014)

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Organ Case. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-06-19
Console. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-06-19
Right Stop Jamb. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-06-19
Left Stop Jamb. Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer 2019-06-19

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Milwaukee, Wisconsin
           Mount Carmel Lutheran Church
           Casavant   Op. 2479   1958/1978
           Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
           * 1978 addition
           GREAT                       SWELL
        8' Principal       61       8' Gedeckt          68
        8' Bourdon         61       8' Salicional       68
        4' Octave          61       8' Voix Celeste  GG 61
        4' Rohrflöte       61 *     4' Principal        68
    2 2/3' Twelfth         61       4' Flauto Traverso  68
        2' Fifteenth       61       2' Flachflöte       61 *
       IV  Mixture        244 *   III  Plein Jeu       183
           Super                    8' Trompette        68
           Chimes                   8' Schalmei         68 *
           CHOIR                       Sub
        8' Cor de Nuit     68          Super
        8' Erzähler        68
        8' Spitzflöte      68          PEDAL
    2 2/3' Rohrnazard      61      16' Principal        12 * (from 8')
        2' Blockflöte      61      16' Cor Nuit         12 SW
    1 3/5' Tierce          61       8' Principal        32
       II  Zimbel         122 *     8' Bass Flute       12
        8' Krummhorn       68 *     4' Choralbass       12
           Tremulant                4' Waldflöte        32 *
           Sub                     16' Bombarde         12 SW
           Super                    8' Schalmei         SW *
           ANTIPHONAL (a)          (a) Located on rear wall of the
        8' Rohrflöte       61 *        chancel, divided on each
        4' Spitzprincipal  61 *        side of the altar.
        4' Koppelflöte     61 *
       II  Rauschquinte   122 *
        8' Trompete        61 *
       16' Subbass         12 *
        8' Rohrflöte       PO
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield June 05, 2010.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.