The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Presbyterian
6505 Church St
Cass City, Michigan 48726

OHS Database ID 4606.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 21, 1978-11-26.


Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2013-06-16.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

One manual. 2 divisions. 9 stops. 10 registers. 8 ranks. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 20 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1995 (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • From First Presbyterian, Pontiac, MI 1907. Restored by Dana Hull 1978. Compass 56/20. (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • Updated through online information from John Speller. -- Extant in 2001, when it featured on the Pipedreams program. (Database Manager. 2013-05-23)
  • Updated through online information from John Speller. -- Restored by Dana Hull in 1978. (Database Manager. 2013-06-16)

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Photographs

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Keydesk and Organ Case. Photo in the OHS Library and Archives; image courtesy of Bynum Petty

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Stoplist

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  • OHS Organ Handbook 1995 (Lower Michigan), p. 75

  • First Presbyterian Church, Cass City, Michigan
    
    Henry Erben, New York, 1865
    
    Manual: (enclosed)
    
    8'  Open Diapason              56m
    8'  Stopd. Diap. Treble [TF]   39w&m
    8'  Stopd. Diapason Bass       17w
    8'  Clarabella [TF]            39w
    8'  Dulciana [TF]              39m
    8'  Gamba [TF]                 39m
    4'  Principal                  56m
    2'  Flageolet                  56m
    
    Pedal: (enclosed)
    
    16' Bourdon                    20w
    
    Coupler:
    
        Manual to Pedal Coupler
    
    Pedal Movements:
    
    2 unlabelled composition pedals, piano and forte
    
    Hitch-down Swell Pedal
    
     [Received from John Speller 2013-06-15.]
  • OHS Organ Handbook 1995 (Lower Michigan), p. 75 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.