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Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts
205 Eighth Avenue, SE
Calgary, Alberta T2G 0K9 Canada

Jack Singer Concert Hall

OHS Database ID 44081.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and is used occasionally.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 15, 2012.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 75 stops. 111 ranks. 6040 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. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. 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 Riley Wes Mitchell from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture. Renumbered 3623-A (Database Manager. October 5, 2009)
  • Updated through on-line information from Kerri Savage. -- The organ is called the Carthy Organ or Casavant Opus 3623. The 75 stop, 111 rank organ has 6040 pipes. ... In 1994 a Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) system was designed and installed. The custom-built console has four manuals and a full pedalboard. The natural keys are ebony and the sharps are made of rosewood capped with ivory. (Database Manager. May 14, 2010)
  • Updated through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine. The tonal director was Jean-Louis Coignet. Installation by J-C. Gauthier. (Database Manager. Unknown)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen D. Miller. (Database Manager. January 15, 2012)

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  • From Casavant website
    Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts (Jack Singer Concert Hall), Calgary, Alberta
    1987 Casavant Frères Ltée. Opus 3623
    
    Grand Orgue:
    32' Contre Bourdon (Ext.)
    16' Violon
    16' Bourdon
    8' Montre
    8' Flûte harmonique (common bass)
    8' Flûte à cheminée
    5-1/3' Gros Nazard
    4' Prestant
    4' Flûte
    3-1/5' Grosse Tierce
    2' Doublette
    8' Cornet V (from MA)
    2-2/3' Grande Fourniture II-IV
    2' Fourniture V
    2/3' Cymbale IV
    16' Bombarde
    8' Trompette
    4' Clarion
    Grand Orgue Unison Off
    
    Positif:
    16' Quintaton
    8' Montre
    8' Voce umana (TC)
    8' Bourdon
    8' Quintadena
    4' Prestant
    4' Flûte à fuseau
    2-2/3' Nazard
    2' Doublette
    2' Quarte de nazard
    1-3/5' Tierce
    1-1/3' Larigot
    1-1/3' Fourniture III
    1/2' Cymbale III
    16' Douçaine
    8' Trompette
    8' Cromorne
    4' Chalumeau
    Tremblant
    Positif Unison Off
    8' Grand Cornet (Bombarde, from TC)
    8' Trompette-en-chamade (Bombarde)
    
    Echo:
    8' Bourdon
    8' Flûtes célestes II
    4' Flûte à cheminée
    2' Principal italien
    1' Piccolo
    2-2/3' Sesquialtera II
    1/3' Cymbale II
    8' Cor anglais
    Tremblant
    Echo Unison Off
    
    Récit:
    16' Bourdon doux
    8' Principal
    8' Viole de gambe
    8' Voix céleste (TC)
    8' Cor de nuit
    4' Octave
    4' Flûte octaviante
    2-2/3' Nazard
    2' Octavin
    1-3/5' Tierce
    2' Plein Jeu VI
    32' Contre Basson (Ext.)
    16' Basson
    8' Trompette harmonique
    8' Hautbois
    8' Voix humaine
    4' Clarion harmonique
    Tremblant
    
    Bombarde:
    16' Bombarde
    8' Trompette
    4' Clarion
    16' Grand Cornet VI (from MC)
    8' Trompette-en-chamade
    Bombarde Unison Off
    
    Pédale:
    32' Principal basse (Ext. from G 1)
    32' Contre Bourdon (Grand Orgue)
    16' Contrebasse
    16' Montre
    16' Soubasse
    16' Bourdon (Grand Orgue)
    16' Bourdon doux (Récit)
    16' Quintaton (Positif)
    8' Octavebasse
    8' Flûte à cheminée
    8' Cor de nuit (Récit)
    4' Octave
    4' Flûte
    2' Flûte (Ext.)
    5-1/3' Fourniture IV
    1-1/3' Cymbale III
    32' Contre Bombarde (Ext.)
    32' Contre Basson (Récit)
    16' Bombarde
    16' Basson (Récit)
    8' Trompette
    8' Basson (Récit)
    4' Clarion (Ext.)
    4' Basson (Récit)
    
     [Received from Connor Annable 2012-01-16.]
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