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Hosanna-Tabor Lutheran Church
9600 Leverne Avenue
Redford, Michigan 48239

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 64607.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 24, 2019.


Technical Details

Direct electric/electro-mechanical chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 39 stops. 23 registers. 33 ranks. 1884 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. 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 toe studs.

Notes

  • This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ.
    Identified by Roman Lizak, who has heard or played the organ.
    Very bright sounding instrument (Database Manager. July 1, 2019)
  • Updated by Roman Lizak, who has heard or played the organ.

    (Thurlow Weed. July 24, 2019)

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Photographs

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Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by Roman Lizak 2019-03-13
Facade. Photograph by Roman Lizak 2019-03-13
Console. Photograph by Roman Lizak 2019-03-17
Great Stop Jamb. Photograph by Roman Lizak 2019-03-13
Pedal Stop Jamb. Photograph by Roman Lizak 2019-03-13
Swell Stop Jamb. Photograph by Roman Lizak 2019-03-13
Great and pedal pipes during installation. Photo from church archives, courtesy of Roman Lizak (March of 1986)

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Stoplist

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  • Original document from Roman Lizak.. Source: Stoplist copied from Builder Spec
    Redford, Michigan
    Hosanna-Tabor Lutheran Church
    
    Steiner-Reck Organ Co., Opus 78, 1984 - Original Specifications
    
    
    GREAT
    16    Violone *                  12 Pipes: Copper, Zinc 49 fr #4, #6
    8     Principal *                61 Pipes: 40% Tin
    8     Rohrfloete                 61 Pipes: 25% Tin
    8     Violfloete *               12 Pipes: Zinc 49 fr #6
    4     Octave                     61 Pipes: 40% Tin
    4     Dulzfloete                 61 Pipes: 40% Tin
    2     Octave                     61 Pipes: 40% Tin
    2     Quart Nasat                61 Pipes: 25% Tin
    II    Sesquialtera              122 Pipes: 25% Tin
    V     Mixture   [1-1/3']        257 Pipes: 50% Tin
    8     Trumpet                    61 Pipes: 50% Tin resonators 
    
    SWELL (Expressive)
    8     Gedeckt Pommer             61 Pipes: Zinc, 25% Tin
    8     Viola Di Gamba             61 Pipes: Zinc, 50% Tin
    8     Viola Celeste       (FF#)  55 Pipes: 50% Tin
    8     Waldfloete                 12 Pipes fr #12, 49 Pipes from #17
    4     Principal                  61 Pipes: 40% Tin
    4     Waldfloete                 61 Pipes: 25% Tin
    2-2/3 Nasat      (tapered)       61 Pipes: 25% Tin
    2     Waldfloete                 12 Pipes: 49 from #17
    1-3/5 Terz       (tapered)       61 Pipes: 25% Tin
    1-1/3 Quinte     (tapered)       12 Pipes: 25% Tin 49 Pipes from #18
    IV    Mixture  [1']             196 Pipes: 50% Tin
    16    Bombarde                   12 Pipes: 50% Tin 1/2 length resonators; 49 pipes from #24 (NOTE: Sounds like a 16’ Dulzian) 
    8     Cromorne                   61 Pipes: 50% Tin resonators  (French style)
    8     Hautbois                   61 Pipes: 50% Tin Resonators 
    4     Hautbois                   12 Pipes: 50% Tin (flues) 49 Pipes from #25
          Tremulant
    
    PEDAL
    32    Subbass                    --  Pipes: (Notes 1-12 Resultant) 32 Pipes from #29
    16    Subbass (Bourdon)          32 Pipes: Hardwood
    16    Violone              (Gt)  -- Pipes: 32 Pipes from #1, #4 and #6
    8     Openbass                   20 Pipes: 40% Tin 12 Common Pipes with #2
    8     Subbass                    12 Pipes: Hardwood 20 Pipes from #29
    4     Choralbass                 32 Pipes: 40% Tin
    4     Nacht Horn          (GG#)  25 Pipes: 25% Tin 7 Pipes from #29
    III   Mixture  [2']              96 Pipes: 40% Tin
    16    Posaune                    32 Pipes: Zinc, 50% Tin resonators with German style wood reed boots
    16    Bombarde             (Sw)  -- Pipes: 32 Pipes from #23 and #24
    8     Posaune                    12 Pipes: 50% Tin Resonators 20 Pipes from #36
    4     Hautbois                   -- Pipes: 32 Pipes from #25
    
    NOTE: *- Denotes Register of pipework partially in the Facade 
    
    COUPLERS
    Sw/Ped                          8,4
    Gr/Ped                          8,4
    
    Sw/Gr                        16,8,4
    
    Sw/Sw                        16,  4
    Swell Unison Off   
    
    FINGER PISTONS
    General                       1 - 8
    Swell                         1 - 6
    Great                         1 - 6
    Tutti                         (rev)
    Set
    Cancel
    
    TOE STUDS
    General                       1 - 8
    Pedal                         1 - 6
    G/P     [Great to Pedal]      (rev)
    T            [Tutti]          (rev)
    
    PEDAL MOVEMENTS
    Swell Expression             (bal.)
    Crescendo                    (bal.)
    
    ACTION: Electro-Mechanical
    VOICES: 24
    STOPS: 38
    RANKS: 33
    PIPES: 1,878
    
    1,422 Unit Actions
    
    CONSOLE
    Manuals: Bone overlay for Naturals, Ebony/Teak sharps, 61 Note compass
    
    Pedals: Maple Overlay for Naturals, Rosewood Sharps, AGO Standard Style, 32 Notes
    
    Controls: Electric Drawknobs [serially numbered]
    
    Shell: Roll-Top with Lock, Oak finish to sample
    
    Casters: Built in lockable type to permit ease of console relocation and complete stability 
    
    Music Rack: Rosewood and clear Plexiglass 
    
    Bench: Adjustable by means of side handle-wheel. Oak finish matches shell 
    
     
    Stoplist updated/corrected by James R. Stettner Nov. 18, 2019 based on Database photos		
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