The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Our Lady of Mount Carmel R.C. Church
708 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60657

OHS Database ID 7195.

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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 September 4, 2017.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 21 stops. 27 ranks. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs.


  • Status Note: There 1995 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • In chancel. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Julien Girard. (Database Manager. September 15, 2012)
  • Updated by Solena Rizzato, who has heard or played the organ. (Steven E. Lawson. September 4, 2017)

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Keydesk. Photograph by Solena Rizzato 2017-05-30
Organ Case. Photograph by Solena Rizzato 2017-05-30

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  • Specification from The American Organist, February 1990
    Chicago, Illinois
    Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church
    Visser-Rowland Associates   Opus 77   1987
    3 manuals, 21 stops, 26 ranks
                I. Coupler Manual
                II. HAUPTWERK
             8' Prinzipal (facade)     56
             8' Rohrflöte              56
             4' Oktav                  56
             4' Nachthorn              56
         2 2/3' Quinte                 56
             2' Waldflöte              56
         1 3/5' Terts                  56
         1 1/3' Mixtur IV             224
             8' Trompete (copper)      56
                III. BRUSTWERK
             8' Gemshorn               56
             8' Gemshorn Celeste (TC)  44
             4' Prinzipal              56
             4' Blockflöte             56
             2' Oktav                  56
         1 1/3' Larigot                56
             1' Scharf III            168
             8' Rohrschalmey           56
            16' Subbass                30
             8' Prinzipal (facade)     30
             4' Choralbass             30
            16' Fagott                 30
                Manual II + Pedal
                Manual III + Pedal
                COMBINATION ACTION (A-B levels)
                Generals   1-8
                Hauptwerk  1-4
                Brustwerk  1-4
                Pedal      1-4
                Mechanical key action
                Electric stop action
                Stable winding
                Equal temperament at A=440
                Oak case
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-01-25]
  • Click Here Specification from The American Organist, February 1990 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.