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St. Paul A M E Church
59 Victoria St.
Hamilton, Bermuda

OHS Database ID 65158.

Status and Condition

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We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 8, 2020.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 3 divisions. 14 stops. 16 registers. 14 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

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

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Adjustable combination pistons. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Originally installed as 2/14 Casavant Op. 1593 in 1938; renovated by Casavant in 1962, with a new Trumpet installed in place of the Super Octave on the Great; Casavant installed a new 3-manual console in 1991, with preparations for additions. However a photo on the church's website showed what looked like a Rodgers console in place. (Jeff Scofield. January 7, 2020)

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  • . Source: Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
         Hamilton, Bermuda
         St. Paul A M E Church
         Casavant   Op. 1593   1938   2/14
         Casavant              1991   3/   new console
         Specifications for the new console as it will be wired 
         with the existing organ
         GRAND ORGUE
     16' Bourdon            (61)  wire to Dulciana 8
      8' Montre              61   wire to Open Diapason 8 en façade
      8' Bourdon             61   wire to Melodia 8
      4' Prestant            61   wire to Principal 4
      4' Flûte à fuseau      61   wire to Rohr Flute 4
      2' Flûte              (61)  blank
     II  Cornet             (61)  blank
     IV  Fourniture        (244)  blank
      8' Trompette           61   wire to Trumpet
         Chimes                   prepared
      8' Flûte majeure       61   wire to Stopped Diapason 8
      8' Viole de gambe      61   as is
      8' Voix céleste        54   as is
      4' Principal           61   wire to Open Diapason 8
      4' Flûte octaviante    61   as us
    III  Plein jeu         (183)  wire to Flautina 2
     16' Basson-hautbois    (61)  L/2, wire to Aeoline 8
      8' Trompette          (61)  blank
         Récit 16'
         Récit Unison Off
         Récit 4'
         POSITIF (prepared to play old Great)
      8' Bourdon            (61)   blank
      4' Prestant           (61)   blank
      4' Flûte à cheminée   (61)   blank
      2' Doublette          (61)   blank
    III  Cymbale           (183)   blank
      8' Cromorne           (61)   blank
         Positif Unison Off
     32' Basse résultante    --    from Soubasse & Bourdon doux
     16' Contrebasse        (32)   blank
     16' Soubasse            32    old Bourdon as is
     16' Bourdon doux        RE    old Swell Bourdon as is
      8' Montre             (32)   blank
      8' Flûte               12    as is
      4' Octave             (32)   blank
     16' Bombarde           (32)   blank
     16' Basson              RE    blank
      8' Trompette           GO    blank
        [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.