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Our Lady of Mount Carmel R.C. Church
708 W. Belmont Ave.
Chicago, Illinois 60657

OHS Database ID 23483.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ needs repairs, but is in usable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 4, 2017.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 41 stops. 49 registers. 47 ranks. 3136 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.

Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1995 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • In gallery. Console equipped with microprocessor and solid state relay system by Fabry Organs c. 1994. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Dedicated by Palmer Christian, March 24, 1929; extant; unaltered; refurbished by Gustav Fabry & Sons. (Database Manager. May 8, 2006)
  • Updated through online information from Julien Girard. (Database Manager. September 15, 2012)
  • Updated by Solena Rizzato, who has heard or played the organ. (Steven E. Lawson. September 4, 2017)

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    Console. Photograph by Solena Rizzato 2017-06-29
    Facade Pipes in Gallery. Photograph by Solena Rizzato 2017-06-29

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    • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives

    • Chicago, Illinois
      Our Lady of Mount Carmel Roman Catholic Church
      
      Skinner Organ Company   Opus 719   1928           3 manuals, 41 stops, 47 ranks
      _______________________________________________________________________________
      
              GREAT ORGAN                               SWELL ORGAN
          16' Diapason              73               8' Diapason              73
           8' First Diapason        73               8' Rohrflöte             73
           8' Second Diapason       73               8' Salicional            73
           8' Harmonic Flute        73               8' Voix Celeste          73
           4' Octave                73               8' Flauto Dolce          73
           4' Flute                 73               8' Flute Celeste (TC)    61
       2 2/3' Twelfth               61               4' Octave                73
           2' Fifteenth             61               4' Flute Triangulaire    73
         III  Harmonics (17-19-22) 183               2' Flautino              61
           8' Tromba                61               V  Mixture              305
           4' Clarion               12              16' Waldhorn              73
                                                     8' Trumpet               73
              CHOIR ORGAN                            8' Oboe d'Amore          73
          16' Gamba                 73               8' Vox Humana            73
           8' Gamba                 73               4' Clarion               73
           8' Gamba Celeste         73                  Tremolo
           8' Concert Flute         73               8' Harp                  CH
           8' Dulciana              73               4' Celesta               CH
           4' Gambette              73
           4' Flute                 73                  PEDAL ORGAN
       2 2/3' Nazard                61              16' Diapason              32
           8' Tuba Mirabilis        73              16' Diapason              GT
           8' French Horn           73              16' Contra Bass           32
           8' Clarinet              73              16' Bourdon               32
           8' Orchestral Oboe       73              16' Gamba                 CH
              Tremolo                                8' Octave                12
           8' Harp (TC)             --               8' Cello                 CH
           4' Celesta               61 bars          8' Gedeckt               12
                                                     4' Super Octave          12
                                                    16' Trombone              32
                                                     8' Tromba                12
      
      
      [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2015-01-06]
      
      
    • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.