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Basilique Notre-Dame
110, rue Notre-Dame Ouest
Montréal, Québec H2Y 1T2 Canada

OHS Database ID 47520.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 19, 2011.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical action with pneumatic assist [Barker levers or some similar device]. Electric stop action.

Four manuals. 82 stops. 101 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from The Zach. (Database Manager. January 19, 2011)
  • Updated through information in Casavant documents: -- Rebuilt as Opus 1032 in 1924. (James Cook. January 19, 2011)

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  • Typed specification. Source: From Le Nouvel Orgue de l'église de Notre-Dame de Montréal by Guillaume Couture (extracted from Le Monde, 4 July 1891)
    Montréal, Québec, Canada
    Église Notre-Dame
    
    Casavant Frères   Opus 26   1891                   4 manuals, 82 stops, 101 ranks
    _________________________________________________________________________________
    
    From "Le Nouvel Orgue de l'Église de Notre-Dame de Montréal" by Guillaume Couture
    Extrait du Journal "Le Monde" du 4 juillet 1891
    
             POSITIF                                   RÉCIT (Expressif)
         16' Bourdon                61             16' Gambe                  61
          8' Principal              61              8' Principal              61
          8' Mélodie                61              8' Viole de Gambe         61
          8' Dulciane               61              8' Voix céleste (TC)      49
          8' Quintaton              61              8' Flûte harmonique       61
          4' Flûte harmonique       61              8' Bourdon                61
          4' Gemshorn               61              8' Æoline                 61
          2' Piccolo                61              4' Octave                 61
             Mixture 3 rgs         183              4' Flûte octaviante       61
         16' Basson                 61              4' Violina                61
          8' Cromorne               61*         2 2/3' Quinte                 61
                                                    2' Octavin                61
             GRAND ORGUE                            1' Piccolo                61
         16' Montre                 61                 Mixture 3 rgs         183
         16' Bourdon                61                 Cornet 5 rgs          305*
          8' Montre                 61             16' Euphone                61
          8' Principal              61              8' Cor                    61
          8' Salicional             61              8' Cor anglais            61
          8' Flûte                  61              8' Hautbois-Basson        61*
          8' Gambe                  61              8' Voix humaine           61*
          8' Bourdon                61              4' Clairon                61
          4' Prestant               61
          4' Flûte harmonique       61                 SOLO (Expressif)
          4' Violon                 61             16' Quintaton              61
      2 2/3' Nazard                 61              8' Violoncelle            61
          2' Doublette              61              8' Unda-Maris             61
             Sesquialtra 2 rgs     122              8' Flûte traversière      61
             Mixture 3 rgs         183              4' Flûte harmonique       61
             Fourniture 5 rgs      305              2' Piccolo                61
         16' Bombarde               61                 Carillon 3 rgs        183
         16' Basson                 61             16' Tuba Magna             61
          8' Posaune                61*             8' Tuba Mirabilis         61
          8' Trompette              61              8' Musette                61
          8' Basson                 61              8' Clarinette             61
          4' Clairon                61
                                                       PÉDALE
             ACCOUPLEMENTS                         32' Principal              30
             Positif     au 1er clavier            16' Flûte                  30
             Grand orgue "   "     "               16' Contre-Basse           30
             Récit       "   "     "               16' Violon                 30
             Solo        "   "     "               16' Bourdon                30
             Positif     au 2me clavier            10' Quinte                 30
             Grand orgue "   "     "                8' Flûte                  30
             Récit       "   "     "                8' Violoncelle            30
             Solo        "   "     "                5' Quinte                 30
             Octave, 1er clavier au 2me clavier     4' Flûte                  30
             1er clavier à la pédale                   Mixture 3 rgs          90
             2me    "     "     "                  32' Contre-Bombarde        30
             3me    "     "     "                  16' Bombarde               30
             4me    "     "     "                  16' Basson                 30
                                                    8' Trompette              30
             RÉGISTRES MÉCANIQUES                   8' Baryton                30
             Quintolophone 32.                      4' Clairon                30
             Crescendo (gauche).
             Crescendo (droite).                    *  stops by Cavaillé-Coll
             Tremolo.
             Ventil.
    
             8 "Pédales de combinaisons" à "ajustament automatique"
             2 Pédales-ventil
             2 Pédales d'Expression
             1 Pédale Grand Jeu
             1 Pédale Crescendo
            20 Pistons de combinaisons fixes:
               - 4 au Positif, 6 au Grand-Orgue, 6 au Récit, 4 au Solo
    
               Levier pneumatique pour l'action des claviers.
               Système tubulaire pour le tiraze des jeux.
               Action électrique pour la "Pédale de Crescendo," les "Boutons de
                 Combinaisons" et les "Pédales de Combinaisons."
               Soufflerie mue par quatre moteurs hydrauliques.
    
               Nombre total des tuyaux, 5,572.
               Coût de l'instrument, $35,000.
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-07-10]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed specification. Source: From Le Nouvel Orgue de l'église de Notre-Dame de Montréal by Guillaume Couture (extracted from Le Monde, 4 July 1891) Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.