Casavant Frères Ltée., Opus 1200, 1927

OHS Database ID 27239.


Detroit Institute of Arts
5200 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, Michigan 48202

Auditorium

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.

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Photographs

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Auditorium Interior and Chamber Grillework. Photograph courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives 1927-11-01

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The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 68 stops. 60 registers. 77 ranks. 5399 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Detroit, Michigan
           Detroit Institute of Arts
    
           Casavant   Op. 1200   1927   4/77
    
           * Stops on higher pressure
    
           GREAT                        CHOIR
       16' Double Diapason 73       16' Quintaton 73
        8' First Diapason 73 *       8' Diapason 73
        8' Second Diapason 73 *      8' Concert Flute 73
        8' Doppelflöte 73            8' Quintadena 73
        8' Salicional 73             8' Gemshorn 73
        4' Octave 73 *               4' Flute d'Amour 73
        4' Harmonic Flute 73 *       4' Violina 73
        4' Principal 73              2' Flageolet 61
    2 2/3' Twelfth 73              III  Mixture 219
        2' Fifteenth 61              8' Trumpet 73
        V  Mixture 365               8' Clarinet 73
       16' Contra Posaune 73 *          Tremulant
        8' Posaune 73 *                 Sub
        4' Clarion 73 *                 Super
           Sub                          Chimes SO
           Super                        Harp
           Chimes SO                    Celesta 61
           Celesta CH                   
                                        SOLO *
           SWELL                    16' Contra Viola 73
       16' Bourdon 73                8' Stentorphone 73
        8' Diapason 73 *             8' Philomela 73
        8' Clarabella 73 *           8' Viole d'Orchestre 73
        8' Stopped Diapason 73       8' Violes Celestes II 146
        8' Viola da Gamba 73         4' Octave 73
        8' Voix Celeste 73           4' Orchestral Flute 73
        8' Aeoline 73                4' Octave Viol 73
        4' Principal 73            VII  Grand Cornet 511
        4' Flauto Traverso 73       16' Tuba Magna 73
        2' Piccolo 61                8' Tuba Mirabilis 73
        V  Cornet 365                8' Orchestral Oboe 73
       16' Double Trumpet 73 *       4' Tuba Clarion 73
        8' Cornopean 73 *               Tremulant
        8' Oboe 73                      Sub
        8' Vox Humana 73                Super
        4' Clarion 73 *                 Chimes 25
           Tremulant                    Celesta CH
           Sub
           Super                        PEDAL
           Chimes SO                32' Double Diapason 32 (wood)
           Celesta CH               16' Diapason 12
                                    16' Diapason GT (metal)
                                    16' Bourdon 32
                                    16' Violone 32
                                    16' Gedeckt SW
                                    16' Dulciana CH
                                     8' Octave 12
                                     8' Bourdon 32
                                     8' Violoncello 12
                                     4' Flute 12 (32' Double Diapason)
                                    32' Contra Trombone 32 *
                                    16' Trombone 12 *
                                     8' Trumpet 12 *
                                        Chimes SO
    
     [Received on line from Jeff Scofield June 18, 2009.]