The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Wright State University
Loop Road [off Center Park Blvd and University Blvd]
Fairborn, Ohio 45324

Schuster Concert Hall

OHS Database ID 45929.

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Status and Condition

Renovation, restoration, or revision is in progress.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 15, 2017.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 22 stops. 24 registers. 31 ranks. 1664 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed.

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

Notes

  • Identified by Rae Bolton from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture. (Database Manager. January 16, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. January 20, 2011)
  • Updated by J. A. Hefner, listing conversations with this person as the source of the information: Noah Carpenter.
    The organ hasn't been regularly used or maintained for a few years, becoming unplayable recently, but Noah Carpenter is working on restoring it. (Steven E. Lawson. September 11, 2017)
  • Updated by J. A. Hefner, who has heard or played the organ. (Database Manager. September 15, 2017)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Nameplate. Photograph by J. A. Hefner 2017-09-09
Inside pipe chamber. Photograph by J. A. Hefner 2017-09-09
Console in storage area. Photograph by J. A. Hefner 2017-09-09
Pedal Stop Tabs. Photograph by J. A. Hefner 2017-09-09
Swell Stop Tabs. Photograph by J. A. Hefner 2017-09-09
Great Stop Tabs. Photograph by J. A. Hefner 2017-09-09
Toe Studs. Photograph by J. A. Hefner 2017-09-09
Swell expression & crescendo pedals. Photograph by J. A. Hefner 2017-09-09
Toe Studs. Photograph by J. A. Hefner 2017-09-09
Thumb pistons. Photograph by J. A. Hefner 2017-09-09
Swell shades shut. Photograph by J. A. Hefner 2017-09-09
Swell shades open. Photograph by J. A. Hefner 2017-09-09
Blower. Photograph by J. A. Hefner 2017-09-09
Console interior. Photograph by J. A. Hefner 2017-09-09
Console interior electronics. Photograph by J. A. Hefner 2017-09-09
Pipes visible in auditorium. Photograph by J. A. Hefner 2017-09-09
Manuals and stop tabs. Photograph by J. A. Hefner 2017-09-09

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications

  •     Dayton, Ohio
        Wright State University
    
        Casavant   Op. 3155   1972   2/31
    
        Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
        St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
        __________________________________________________________________
    
        GREAT                   SWELL                   PEDAL
    16' Quintaden   61       8' Spitzgamba    61    16' Subbass         32
     8' Prinzipal   61       8' Vox coelestis 49    16' Quintaden       GT
     8' Rohrgedackt 61       8' Gedackt       61     8' Prinzipal       32
     4' Oktav       61       4' Koppelflöte   61     8' Gedackt         32
     4' Spitzflöte  61       2' Prinzipal     61     4' Choralbass      32
     2' Waldflöte   61   1 1/3' Quintflöte    61   III  Mixture         96
    II  Kornett  tc 98      IV  Scharff      244    16' Lieblichposaune 32
    IV  Mixtur     244       8' Krummhorn     61       (half-length)
                                Tremulant
    
       [Received online from Jeff Scofield  January 22, 2011]
  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.