Pipe Organ Database

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Henry Erben (1865)

Location:

First Presbyterian
6505 Church St
Cass City, MI 48726 US
Organ ID: 4607

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes 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: Slider
  • 8 ranks. 2 divisions. 1 manuals. 9 stops. 10 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 9
  • Registers: 10
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 20
  • 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 with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on June 16, 2013:

Updated through online information from John Speller. -- Restored by Dana Hull in 1978.

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

Database Manager on May 23, 2013:

Updated through online information from John Speller. -- Extant in 2001, when it featured on the Pipedreams program.

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 1995

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From First Presbyterian, Pontiac, MI 1907. Restored by Dana Hull 1978. Compass 56/20.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab OHS Organ Handbook 1995 (Lower Michigan), p. 75
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Keydesk and Organ Case: Photo in the OHS Library and Archives; image courtesy of Bynum Petty.

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