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Couvent-Réverendes-Soeurs-Jésus-Marie
Sillery, Québec Canada

Chapel

OHS Database ID 58192.


Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 19, 2016.


Technical Details

Tubular pneumatic key action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 15 stops. 15 registers. 15 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.

Notes

  • Identified through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine. The cost was $ 2,300. (Database Manager. April 12, 2016)
  • Damaged by fire and rebuilt in 1934 as Casavant 2/15 Op. 1488; destroyed in 1983 when the historic main building containing the chapel was destroyed by fire; replaced in a new chapel in 1987 by Letourneau 2/16 Op. 11. (Jeff Scofield. December 19, 2016)

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  • Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           Sillery, Québec
           Couvent-Réverendes-Soeurs-Jésus-Marie
    
           Casavant   Op. 136   1901   2/15
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           GRAND ORGUE         RÉCIT                        PÉDALE
    
        8' Montre    58     8' Principal        51 b    16' Bourdon 27
        8' Mélodie   58     8' Bourdon          58       8' Flûte   27
        8' Dulciane  46 a   8' Viole de Gambe   58
        4' Prestant  58     8' Voix Céleste     46
    2 2/3' Quint     58     4' Flûte Harmonique 58
        2' Doublette 58     8' Hautbois         46 c
        8' Trompette 58
    
        a  1-12 from Mélodie
        b  1-7 from Bourdon
        c  1-12 from Viole de Gambe
    
                 [Received from Jeff Scofield December 19, 2016]
  • Click Here Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.