The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St Francis Xavier Catholic Cathedral
39 Wakefield St.
Adelaide, SA 5000 Australia

OHS Database ID 59852.


Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 20, 2017.


Technical Details

Three manuals. 49 ranks.

Notes

  • This entry describes a new home for an organ that was relocated without either tonal or mechanical changes.
    Identified by James R. Stettner, listing this web site as a source of information: http://pipeorgans.com.au/canada-adelaide-1927-cassavant-freres-organ-adelaide-cathedral/.
    Reportedly originally built for St Jean de la Croix Church in Montreal, Canada. The organ was shipped from Canada in 2005. The first refurbishing work was completed in 2007. The project was completed in 2015. According to the Wakeley website, "The layout of the organ is the same as it was installed in Montreal. A new 16- façade and casework will be installed, designed to match the interior of the church." (Database Manager. February 20, 2017)

Online Documents

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Related Database Entries

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Photographs

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Organ in the West Gallery. Photograph by William M. Worden 2019-04-28
Organ in the West Gallery (with woodwork towers inspired by the columns of the nave which have detached colonettes). Photograph by William M. Worden 2019-04-28
Facade of the South Chamber. Photograph by William M. Worden 2019-04-28

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Stoplist

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