Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 3544, 1983)

Location:

First Congregational Church / First United Church of Oak Park
848 Lake Street
Oak Park, IL 60301 US
Organ ID: 22362

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 87 ranks. 4,790 pipes. 4 divisions. 4 manuals. 59 stops. 73 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 59
  • Registers: 73
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 24, 2017:

First Congregational and First Presbyterian churches merged in 1975 and became known as First United Church of Oak Park.

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

Database Manager on August 09, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Antiphonal division prepared-for; Skinner 32' stops retained

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

Database Manager on September 30, 2009:

Updated by Trailon Johnson from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on February 09, 2007:

Updated through online information from Martin Hill.

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

Database Manager on December 23, 2005:

Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
Replaced E. M. Skinner Opus 274 (1917), previously rebuilt by Roderer.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chancel, Great Pipework, and Trompette en Chamade: Photograph by Michael Swope. Taken on 2015-02-22

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