Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 2768, 1964)

Exhibited in the 2012 OHS convention

Location:

North Shore Congregation Israel
1185 Sheridan Road
Glencoe, IL 60022 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 44319

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Synagogues and other Jewish Houses of Worship
  • The organ has been restored to a previous 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)
  • 46 ranks. 2,497 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 33 stops. 34 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 33
  • Registers: 34
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • 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 August 01, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- The console is located on a swivel base; the organ was restored by Casavant in 2008.

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

Database Manager on July 25, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on October 12, 2009:

Identified by Rae Bolton 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.
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.
Casavant Opus 2768: Open In New Tab History, description and details of the 2008 restoration
We received the most recent update for this document from Roman Lizak on June 19, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-11

Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-11

Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-11

Balcony and Console: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-11

Console: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-11

Synagogue Interior: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-11

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-11

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-11

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-11

Synagogue Exterior: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-11

Snyagogue Exterior and Grounds: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2011-05-11

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-09-25

Sanctuary interior angle: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2010-09-25

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