Pipe Organ Database

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Wisconsin Pipe Organ Factory (Opus 34, 1904)

Exhibited in the 2002 OHS convention

Location:

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
75 North Buffalo Grove Road
Buffalo Grove, IL 60090 US
Organ ID: 6298

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • 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 Paul R. Marchesano on April 06, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 9 ranks. 491 pipes. 2 divisions. 1 manuals. 9 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider 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 June 01, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 9
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on June 01, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018:

"The pipe o rgan of Saint Mary Church was built in 1904 by the Wisconsin Pipe Organ Factory, B. Schaefer, Prop., Schleisingerville, Wisconsin, as their opus 34, at a cost of $1,300. T he organ was ordered by early 1904...It arrived shortly after Easter, and was dedicated on Sunday evening, April 17, 1904 with "impressive ceremony."...The cost of the instrument was given as $1,350." -- 2002 OHS Handbook

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on April 06, 2022.

Database Manager on June 07, 2011:

Updated through online information from Connor Annable.

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

Database Manager on February 23, 2007:

Updated through online information from Martin Hill.

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 1984

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Tubular pneumatic pedal. Reversed console. Renovated 1980 by James Gruber.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From The Stopt Diapason Autumn 1997
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console in loft: Photograph from an archival source: 2002 OHS Handbook, William T. Van Pelt, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 2001

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