Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 1642, 1940)

Location:

Sisters, Servants of the Immaculate Heart of Mary
610 West Elm Street
Monroe, MI 48161 US
Motherhouse Chapel
Organ ID: 5442

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Convents, Monasteries, and the like
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Rob Carroll on November 10, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 62 ranks. 4,153 pipes. 6 divisions. 3 manuals. 51 stops. 60 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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 August 09, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 51
  • Registers: 60
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on August 09, 2018.
Database Manager on August 09, 2018:

Updated by Terry Jankowski, who has heard or played the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on August 09, 2018.

Database Manager on June 14, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on August 04, 2018.

Database Manager on October 15, 2009:

Updated through online information from Ray Ahrens.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on August 04, 2018.

Database Manager on March 03, 2007:

Updated through online information from Terry Jankowski.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on August 04, 2018.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

11/91 form - stop list.

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:

Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case: Photograph courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives. Taken on 1940-11-01

Organ Case and Console: Photograph courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives. Taken on 1940-11-01

Drawing of Organ Case: Photograph courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives. Taken on 1940-11-01

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