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Lansdowne Presbyterian Church
140 N. Lansdowne Ave.
Lansdowne, Pennsylvania 19050

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 44128.

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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 in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 2, 2019.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Two manuals. 4 divisions. 29 stops. 23 registers. 33 ranks. 1640 pipes. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. Concave radiating pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. 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. (Database Manager. October 5, 2009)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Grand Orgue and Pédale exposed in center (Pédale cantilevered and Grand Orgue behind), with balance of organ behind screens to each side. (Database Manager. November 7, 2010)
  • Updated by Jason Noll, who has heard or played the organ.

    (Stephen Hall. February 2, 2019)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Exposed Great and Pedal pipework. Picture from the Centennial Anniversary Program, courtesy of Brandon Wallace (December 1987)

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
        Lansdowne, Pennsylvania
        First Presbyterian Church
    
        Casavant   Op. 3621   1986   2/33
    
        Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
        St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
        __________________________________________________
    
        GRAND ORGUE                    RÉCIT I
    16' Bourdon          12         8' Viole de gambe   56
     8' Montre           56         8' Voix céleste tc  44
     8' Flûte à cheminée 56         4' Principal        56
     4' Prestant         56         V  Plein jeu       280
     2' Doublette        56        16' Douçaine         56
    IV  Fourniture      224         8' Trompette        56
     8' Trompette        56            Unison Off
        Unison Off
        Chimes           21 *          RÉCIT II
                                    8' Bourdon          56
        PÉDALE                      4' Flûte à fuseau   56
    16' Soubasse         30     2 2/3' Nazard           56
    16' Bourdon          GO         2' Quarte de nazard 56
     8' Octavebasse      30     1 3/5' Tierce           56
     8' Flûte à cheminée GO         8' Hautbois         56
     4' Octave           30            Tremblant
    IV  Mixture         120            Unison Off
    16' Bombarde  L/2    30
    16' Douçaine        RE1
     8' Trompette        GO
     4' Douçaine        RE1
    
    * Installed in 1952 on the Moller and retained for 
    this instrument.
    
    [Received online from Jeff Scofield  November 6, 2010]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the factory specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.