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First-St. Andrew's United Church
350 Queens Ave.
London, Ontario N6B 1X6 Canada

OHS Database ID 53460.

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Status and Condition

This organ is no longer whole; parts were dispersed, and some may have been re-used in a different installation.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 8, 2020.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 54 stops. 58 registers. 58 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine. The tonal director was Stephen Stoot. (Database Manager. September 8, 2014)
  • The contract was for a new organ in the chancel, with the 1888 Woodstock connected to the Casavant as an Echo Organ; replaced in 1969 by 3/54 mechanical-action Casavant Op. 3045 that was installed in the rear gallery; Op. 1597 was dismantled for parts. (Jeff Scofield. January 8, 2020)

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  • . Source: Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           London, Ontario
           First-St. Andrew's United Church
    
           Casavant   Op. 1597   1938   4/58   
           ____________________________________________________
                          
           GREAT                          SWELL
    
       16' Dbl Open Diapason  68      16' Bourdon            68
        8' 1st Open Diapason  68       8' Open Diapason      68
        8' 2nd Open Diapason  68       8' Stopped Diapason   68
        8' Doppel Flute       68       8' Salicional         68
        8' Dolce              68       8' Voix Celeste       68
        4' Principal          68       8' Aeoline            68
        4' Wald Flute         68       4' Octave             68 *
        2' Fifteenth          61       4' Flauto Traverso    68
      III  Mixture           183       2' Flautino           61
        8' Trumpet            68     III  Mixture           183 b
           Super                      16' Contra Fagotto     68
           Harp               CH *     8' Cornopean          68
                                       8' Oboe               68
           CHOIR                       8' Vox Humana         68
                                          Tremulant
        8' Geigen Principal   68          Sub
        8' Gamba              68          Super
        8' Melodia            68          Harp               CH *
        8' Dulciana           68
        4' Violina            68          SOLO
        4' Harmonic Flute     68
    2 2/3' Nazard             61 *     8' Gross Flute        68 *
        2' Harmonic Piccolo   61       8' Gross Gamba        68 *
    1 3/5' Tierce             61 *     8' Viole d'Orchestre  68 *
        8' Clarinet           68       8' Viole Celeste      68
           Tremulant             *     8' Tuba  12"          68 *
           Sub                         8' Orchestral Oboe    68 *
           Super                          Tremulant
           Harp               61          Sub
           Harp Sub              *        Super
                                          Harp               CH *
           PEDAL
                                          ECHO (c)
       32' Resultant        a 12 *
       16' Open Diapason      32      16' Bourdon
       16' Open Diapason      GT       8' Open Diapason
       16' Bourdon            32       8' Gedeckt
       16' Gedeckt            SW       8' Gemshorn
        8' Octave             12 *     8' Unda Maris
        8' Violoncello        32       8' Dolcissimo
        8' Flute              32       4' Flauto Amabile
       16' Trombone           32       8' Orchestral Oboe
                                          Tremulant
        *  new                        16' Pedal Bourdon
        a  independent quints             Chimes
        b  one new rank
        c  old untouched Echo tuned and reconnected
    
               [Received from Jeff Scofield January 8, 2020]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.