John Speller's Web Pages Convent of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, La Grange Park, Illinois

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It is unusual to find an instrument from the neo-baroque era late 1960s that is as warm and attractive as this instrument which we visited on the 2012 Organ Historical Convention. The organ in the Convent of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, La Grange Park, Illinois, was built by the Noack Organ Company of Andover, Massachusetts (now Georgetown, Massachusetts) as their Op. 44 of 1969:

Great: C-g1, 56 notes
8 ft. Principal (facade)
8 ft. Chimney Flute
4 ft. Octave
4 ft. Spielflöte
2' Nachthorn
2 ft. Flach Flöt
11/3ft. Mixture V-VI
8 ft. Trumpet

Positive C-g3, 56 notes
8 ft. Gedackt
4 ft. Koppelflöte
2 ft. Principal (facade)
11/3ft. Quinte
22/3ft. Sesquialtera II
1/2 ft. Cymbal III
8 ft. Krummhorn


Pedal: C-g1, 32 notes
16 ft. Subbass
8 ft. Principal (facade)
8 ft. Gedackt
4 ft. Choral Bass
22/3ft. Mixture IV
16 ft. Bassoon

Positive to Great
Great to Pedal
Positive to Pedal
Tremulant (affecting full organ)

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