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Henry Reinisch (1908)

Location:

Guardian Angels R.C. Church
371 Fifth Street
Manistee, MI 49660 US
Organ ID: 1349

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Pneumatic
  • 28 ranks. 1,584 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 26 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Pneumatic chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 26
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Freie Kombinationen, i.e., German style switches above stop controls.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard not meeting AGO standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 20, 2014:

Updated through online information from Shawn P. Keith. -- "Swell Pedal" is on right, "Crescendo Decrescendo Pedal" is on left, reverse of AGO standard positions.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on January 16, 2014:

Updated through online information from Shawn P. Keith. -- 69 Beautifully stenciled case pipes, many of which are functional pipes of the Great 16' Open Diapason, 8' Open Diapason, and 8' Dulciana.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on June 24, 2013:

Updated through online information from Ryan McCauslin.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2007:

Updated through online information from Andrew Clark. -- Beautiful stenciled facade and organ case

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1997

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Releathered in 1976 by Art Donelson. Partially electrified c. 1985 with Austin console by parisioners with Larry M. Bahr and Art Donelson (deceased 1986). In 1996 pipe chests rebuilt by Larry M. Bahr & Jon Peterson with electric valves. Old reservoir replaced with 3 Organ Supply reservoirs.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from original console, December 20, 2013
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Original Reinisch Console (stop rail and <i>Freie Kombinationen</i>): Photograph by Shawn P. Keith. Taken on 2013-12-20

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Shawn P. Keith. Taken on 2013-12-20

Casework and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Nancy G. Keith. Taken on 2013-12-20

Casework and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Nancy G. Keith. Taken on 2013-12-20

Great Pipework: Photograph by Shawn P. Keith. Taken on 2013-12-20

Swell Pipework: Photograph by Shawn P. Keith. Taken on 2013-12-20

Swell Pipework: Photograph by Shawn P. Keith. Taken on 2013-12-20

Reinisch Console: Photograph by Shawn P. Keith. Taken on 2013-12-20

Organ Case and Facade: Photograph by Andrew A. Clark. Taken on 2018-08-26

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