The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Alhambra Presbyterian Church
Toronto, Ontario Canada

OHS Database ID 55457.


Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
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 July 15, 2015.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 25 stops. 31 registers. 25 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top.

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. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine. (Database Manager. July 15, 2015)
  • Merged with High Park Methodist Church in 1970 to become High Park-Alhambra United Church, using the High Park facility; trusteeship transferred in 1990 to the Hanuhl Congregation, an English/Korean-speaking United Church congregation; High Park-Alhambra disbanded in 1996 and the property was sold to a developer in 2015 to be converted into condos. (Jeff Scofield. January 6, 2019)

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Stoplist

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  • . Source: Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Freres Archives
       Toronto, Ontario
       Alhambra Presbyterian (United) Church
    
       Casavant   Op. 1016   1924   3/25
       _______________________________________________
    
       GREAT
    
    8' Open Diapason     68    16' Bourdon          68
    8' Hohlflöte         68     8' Open    Diapason 68
    8' Salicional        68     8' Stopped Diapason 68
    4' Principal         68     8' Viola di Gamba   68
    4' Harmonic Flute    68     8' Voix Céleste     68
    8' Trumpet           68     8' Aeoline          68
       Super                    4' Flauto Traverso  68
       Chimes            CH     2' Piccolo          61
       Celesta           CH     8' Cornopean        68
                                8' Oboe             68
       CHOIR                    8' Vox Humana       68
                                   Tremulant
    8' Violin Diapason   68        Sub
    8' Melodia           68        Super
    8' Viole d'orchestre 68        Chimes           CH
    8' Dulciana          68        Celesta          CH
    4' Wald Flute        68
    8' Clarinet          68        PEDAL
       Sub
       Super                   16' Open Diapason    30
       Chimes          prep    16' Bourdon          30
       Celesta         prep    16' Gedeckt          SW
       Celeste Sub     prep     8' Stopped Flute    12
                                   Chimes           CH
    
        [Received from Jeff Scofield Jnauary 6, 2019]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Freres Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.