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C. B. Fisk, Inc. (1985)

Originally Ducroquet (1852)

Location:

House of Hope Presbyterian Church
797 Summit Avenue
St. Paul, MN 55105 US
Assembly Room
Organ ID: 39050

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • 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 Paul R. Marchesano on February 14, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 7 ranks. 364 pipes. 1 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Paul R. Marchesano on February 14, 2021:

The organ is listed for sale as of February 2021

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on February 14, 2021.

Paul R. Marchesano on February 14, 2021:

The organ in the Assembly Room was purchased from the parish church in Aubusson, France, and was restored by C.B. Fisk, Inc. It ws exhibited at the Paris Exposition of 1855 and is a rare example of this builder’s work. The unique reed stops on this organ were a source of focus during a meeting of the International Society of Organbuilders held at House of Hope in 1990. Ducroquet, 1852. -- From church website

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on February 14, 2021.

Database Manager on May 07, 2017:

Restored by C.B. Fisk

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

Database Manager on February 09, 2009:

Identified through on-line information from Richard C Greene. -- 1852 - Ducroquet, built for Aubusson, France 1985 -

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from Richard Greene
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist: Open In New Tab Specification
We received the most recent update for this document from Paul R. Marchesano on February 14, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Front view of case: Photograph by Organ Clearing House, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. unknown

Front view of case and placement: Photograph by Organ Clearing House, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. unknown

Keyboard: Photograph by Organ Clearing House, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. unknown

Interior pipework: Photograph by Organ Clearing House, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. unknown

Left stop jamb: Photograph by Organ Clearing House, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. unknown

Right stop jamb: Photograph by Organ Clearing House, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. unknown

Side view of keydesk at rear of case: Photograph by Organ Clearing House, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. unknown

Top of pedalboard and ventil hitch down: Photograph by Organ Clearing House, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. unknown

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