Battle Creek, Michigan

St. Philip Catholic Church


St. Philip Catholic Church (Battle Creek, MI)
 
Skinner organ, Op. 787 (1929) in St. Philip Catholic Church (Battle Creek, MI)
 
Skinner organ, Op. 787 (1929) in St. Philip Catholic Church (Battle Creek, MI)
 
Skinner organ, Op. 787 (1929) in St. Philip Catholic Church (Battle Creek, MI)
 
Skinner organ, Op. 787 (1929) in St. Philip Catholic Church (Battle Creek, MI)
 
Skinner organ, Op. 787 (1929) in St. Philip Catholic Church (Battle Creek, MI)
 
Skinner organ, Op. 787 (1929) in St. Philip Catholic Church (Battle Creek, MI)
 
St. Philip Catholic Church (Battle Creek, MI)
 
St. Philip Catholic Church (Battle Creek, MI)
 
St. Philip Catholic Church (Battle Creek, MI)
 
St. Philip Catholic Church (Battle Creek, MI)
Builder:        Skinner Organ Company
   Year:        1929
   Opus:        787
 
No. manuals:    3
No. stops:      30
No. ranks:      28
No. pipes:      1,883
      

Specification

            GREAT ORGAN                             SWELL ORGAN
        16' Bourdon              17 PED          8' Diapason             73
         8' First Diapason       61              8' Rohrflöte            73
         8' Second Diapason      61              8' Echo Salicional      73
         8' Flute Harmonique     61              8' Echo Salic. Celeste  73
         4' Octave               61              4' Flute Triangulaire   73
        II  Grave Mixture       122            III  Mixture             183
                                                16' Waldhorn             73
            CHOIR ORGAN                          8' Trumpet              73
        16' Contra Gamba         73              8' Flügel Horn          73
         8' Cello                73              8' Vox Humana           73
         8' Concert Flute        73              4' Clarion              73
         8' Dulciana             73                 Tremolo 
         8' Unda Maris (TC)      61
         4' Flute d'Amour        73                 PEDAL ORGAN
         8' Corno di Bassetto    73             16' Diapason             32
            Tremolo                             16' Diapason             32
         8' Harp (TC)            --             16' Contra Gamba         CH
         4' Celesta              61 bars         8' Octave               12
                                                 8' Gedeckt              12
                                                 4' Flute                12


Source: The Diapason, November 1929

Photos 2-3 Source: Trevor Dodd

Photos 4-11 Source: Chad Boorsma

Notes: The organ was rebuilt and tonally altered by Casavant in 1991, at which time the Pedal reed from Op. 604 was added. The above console photos were taken after the rebuild.

Download / View: The Original Contract

Organ Historical Society Database: http://database.organsociety.org/SingleOrganDetails.php?OrganID=23576