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St. Peter RC Cathedral
Erie, Pennsylvania 16501

OHS Database ID 45583.


Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 3, 2016.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 64 stops. 57 registers. 82 ranks. 4433 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console.

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. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified by Riley Wes Mitchell from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture. (Database Manager. November 22, 2009)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Additions by unknown builder in 1999 (Database Manager. November 2, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Bryan Timm.
    BMT update is that the organ was reported in the wrong Cathedral. This is the Casavant at St. Peter, Not St. Paul Episcopal (Database Manager. March 3, 2016)

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Erie, Pennsylvania
           St. Peter Cathedral, R.C.
    
           Casavant   Op. 3353   1978   3/82
    
           Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
           _________________________________________________________
    
           GRAND ORGUE                       POSITIF
       16' Violon               61        8' Montre               61
        8' Montre               61        8' Bourdon              61
        8' Flûte harmonique     61        4' Prestant             61
        8' Flûte à cheminée     61        4' Flûte à cheminée     61
        4' Prestant             61    2 2/3' Nasard               61
        4' Flûte conique        61        2' Doublette            61   
    2 2/3' Quinte               61        2' Quarte de nasard     61
        2' Doublette            61    1 3/5' Tierce               61
        V  Cornet           TA 200    1 1/3' Larigot              61
       VI  Fourniture          366        1' Sifflet              61
       IV  Cymbale             244        V  Fourniture          305
       16' Bombarde (1-12 L/2)  61        8' Trompette            61
        8' Trompette            61        8' Cromorne             61
        8' Trompette-en-chamade 61        4' Clairon              61
        4' Clairon              61           Tremblant
           Chimes              [pf]       8' Trompette-en-chamade GO
    
           RÉCIT                             PÉDALE
       16' Bourdon doux (bois)  61       16' Montre               32
        8' Principal étroit     61       16' Soubasse             32
        8' Bourdon              61       16' Violon               GO
        8' Viole de gambe       61       16' Bourdon doux         RE
        8' Voix céleste         61   10 2/3' Quinte (bois)        32
        4' Octave               61        8' Octavebasse          32
        4' Flûte octaviante     61        8' Bourdon              32
    2 2/3' Nasard               61        4' Octave               32
        2' Octavin              61        4' Flûte                32
    1 3/5' Tierce               61        V  Fourniture          160
       VI  Plein Jeu           366       32' Contre bombarde L/2  32
       16' Basson               61       16' Bombarde             32
        8' Trompette            61       16' Bombarde             GO
        8' Hautbois             61       16' Basson               RE
        8' Voix humaine         61        8' Trompette            32
        4' Clairon              61        4' Clairon              32
           Tremblant                      8' Trompette-en-chamade GO
        8' Trompette-en-chamade GO
    
          [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.