Pipe Organ Database

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Henry Erben (1857)

Location:

St. Michael's R.C. Church
6484 Louisiana Hwy 44
Convent, LA 70723 US
Organ ID: 3029

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 28, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 7 ranks. 1 manuals. 8 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider 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 28, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Stops: 8
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 28, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 28, 2018.

Database Manager on February 16, 2009:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Photos of the church including one of the organ at this web page.

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:

Only Erben in LA still in original location. Compass 56/20. Recessed keyboard.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2005-08-22

Gallery and Organ Case: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2005-08-22

Church Interior and Altar: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2005-08-22

Altar: Photograph by John G. DeMajo. Taken on 2005-08-22

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