Pipe Organ Database

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Robert D. Hoppe & Co. (2016)

Originally Schantz Organ Co. (Opus 297, 1957)

Location:

St. Michael's Catholic Church
4901 East Superior St.
Duluth, MN 55804 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 61188

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered 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 Jim Stettner on March 09, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 4 divisions. 3 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by Schantz Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • 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: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • 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 Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on March 09, 2021.
Jim Stettner on March 09, 2021:

Relocated from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on March 09, 2021.

Database Manager on February 22, 2018:

Identified by Elliot Epple, who has heard or played the organ. -- This entry describes a new home for an organ that was relocated without either tonal or mechanical changes.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on March 09, 2021.
Stoplist copied from related OHS Database account: Open In New Tab Originally published June 9, 2011
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on March 09, 2021.

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