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Derrick, Felgemaker & Co. (Opus 95, 1872)

Location:

Holy Trinity R.C. Church / St. Benedict the Moor R.C. Church
91 Crawford St.
Pittsburgh, PA 15219 US
Organ ID: 7420

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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: Slider
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 22 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 May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 22
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • 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 terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • 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 May 22, 2016:

Updated through online information from Jim Stark.
Derrick & Felgemaker opus 95 was originally built for St. Brigid RC Church, Pittsburgh, and moved, unaltered except for the replacement of the double rise reservoir, to its present location in 1958, replacing Hook & Hastings opus 1155.

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

Database Manager on January 30, 2016:

Updated through online information from James M Stark.
1872 Derrick & Felgemaker, Opus 95 II Manual, 27 Ranks St. Benedict the Moor R. C. Church, Pittsburgh Great 16 Bourdon 58 stopped wood 8 Grand Open Diapason 44 sc ¼ mouth; 17 zinc in facade, 41 sm; 1-49 slotted, 50-58 coned 8 Viola di Gamba 54 sc 2/9 to ¼ mouth; 12 zinc, 46 sm; 1-49 slotted, 50-58 coned 8 Melodia 17 stopped wood, 41 open wood 4 Principal 59 sc ¼ mouth; 4 zinc in façade, 54 sm; 1-12 slotted, 13-58 coned 4 Flute d-Amour 37 stopped wood, 21 open sm 4 Violina 65 sc ¼ mouth; 58 sm 2 2/3 Twelfth 65 sc ¼ mouth; 58 sm; 1-17 slotted, 18-58 coned 2 Fifteenth 71 sc ¼ mouth; 58 sm; 1-12 slotted, 13-58 coned III Mixture 174 pipes, sm; 17=55 sc @ 8- C, 19=53 sc @ 8- C, 22=52 sc @ 8- C, all ¼ mouth CC 17.19.22 c1 15.17.19 c2 12.15.17 g2# 8.12.15 8 Trumpet 4 ¼�?, 17 zinc, 41 sm; 1-49 free reeds Swell 8 Open Diapason 46 sc ¼ mouth; 7 stopped wood, 10 zinc, 41 sm; 8-58 slotted 8 St. Diapason 49 stopped wood, 9 sm trebles 8 Keraulophon 54 sc 2/9 mouth; 1-7 from St. Diapason, 5 zinc, 46 sm 4 Octave 61 sc ¼ mouth; 58 sm; 1-24 slotted, 25-58 coned 4 Flauto Traverso 49 open wood, 10 trebles coned; 25-58 double length 2 Flautina 73 sc ¼ mouth; 5 sm; 1-12 slotted, 13-59 coned III Dulce Cornet 166 pipes (no 17th 50-58), no breaks 12=50 sc @ 8- C, 15=54 sc @ 8- C, 17=53 sc @ 8- C, all ¼ mouth 8 Bassoon/Oboe 4 ¼�?, 1-12 sm ½ length, capped with horizontal moon opening; 13-58 zinc/sm; 1-49 free reeds Tremolo Bellows Signal Pedal 16 Double Open Diap. 12 ½�? x 13 7/8�?; 27 open wood 16 Bourdon 8 ¼�? x 9 5/8�?; 27 stopped wood 8 Violonecello 50sc ¼ mouth; 12 zinc, 15 sm SW to GT SW to PD GT to PD Action: mechanical Wind pressure: 2 ¾�? Pitch: A440 Documented by Randall Wagner and John Cawkins 1872 Derrick & Felgemaker, Opus 95 II Manual, 27 Ranks St. Benedict the Moor R. C. Church, Pittsburgh Great 16 Bourdon 58 stopped wood 8 Grand Open Diapason 44 sc ¼ mouth; 17 zinc in facade, 41 sm; 1-49 slotted, 50-58 coned 8 Viola di Gamba 54 sc 2/9 to ¼ mouth; 12 zinc, 46 sm; 1-49 slotted, 50-58 coned 8 Melodia 17 stopped wood, 41 open wood 4 Principal 59 sc ¼ mouth; 4 zinc in façade, 54 sm; 1-12 slotted, 13-58 coned 4 Flute d-Amour 37 stopped wood, 21 open sm 4 Violina 65 sc ¼ mouth; 58 sm 2 2/3 Twelfth 65 sc ¼ mouth; 58 sm; 1-17 slotted, 18-58 coned 2 Fifteenth 71 sc ¼ mouth; 58 sm; 1-12 slotted, 13-58 coned III Mixture 174 pipes, sm; 17=55 sc @ 8- C, 19=53 sc @ 8- C, 22=52 sc @ 8- C, all ¼ mouth CC 17.19.22 c1 15.17.19 c2 12.15.17 g2# 8.12.15 8 Trumpet 4 ¼�?, 17 zinc, 41 sm; 1-49 free reeds Swell 8 Open Diapason 46 sc ¼ mouth; 7 stopped wood, 10 zinc, 41 sm; 8-58 slotted 8 St. Diapason 49 stopped wood, 9 sm trebles 8 Keraulophon 54 sc 2/9 mouth; 1-7 from St. Diapason, 5 zinc, 46 sm 4 Octave 61 sc ¼ mouth; 58 sm; 1-24 slotted, 25-58 coned 4 Flauto Traverso 49 open wood, 10 trebles coned; 25-58 double length 2 Flautina 73 sc ¼ mouth; 5 sm; 1-12 slotted, 13-59 coned III Dulce Cornet 166 pipes (no 17th 50-58), no breaks 12=50 sc @ 8- C, 15=54 sc @ 8- C, 17=53 sc @ 8- C, all ¼ mouth 8 Bassoon/Oboe 4 ¼�?, 1-12 sm ½ length, capped with horizontal moon opening; 13-58 zinc/sm; 1-49 free reeds Tremolo Bellows Signal Pedal 16 Double Open Diap. 12 ½�? x 13 7/8�?; 27 open wood 16 Bourdon 8 ¼�? x 9 5/8�?; 27 stopped wood 8 Violonecello 50sc ¼ mouth; 12 zinc, 15 sm SW to GT SW to PD GT to PD Action: mechanical Wind pressure: 2 ¾�? Pitch: A440 Documented by Randall Wagner and John Cawkins

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on February 04, 2010:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Three-sectional case with 23 gold-painted facade pipes arranged: 7-9-7. Two combination trundle pedals and a Great to Pedal reversible pedal.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist provided by James Stark
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2009-09-19

Keydesk: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2009-09-19

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