The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. John Vocational School/Harbour View High School
305 Douglass Ave.
St. John, New Brunswick E2K 1E5 Canada

OHS Database ID 65360.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ needs repairs, but is in usable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 21, 2020.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 7 stops. 26 registers. 7 ranks. 587 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 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. The console is in a fixed position, center.

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 toe studs.

Notes

  • According to Simon Couter, VP of Casavant, quoted in an article by Elke Somerad in CBC News 11 November 2016 about the organ: "The organ was not new actually, it was repurposed. This instrument was installed first in 1939 in a private home north of Montreal and we had to take the organ back after a few years because our client couldn't make the payments." The organ is still used occasionally and there is hope of renovating it. (Jeff Scofield. March 21, 2020)

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Stoplist

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  • . Source: Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
        Saint John, New Brunswick
        Harbour View High School
    
        Casavant   Op. 1737   1943   3/7
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        GREAT                         CHOIR
    
    16' Bourdon           97       8' Viola da Gamba 85
     8' Open Diapason     73       8' Dulciana       89
     8' Rohrflöte                  4' Gambette
     4' Principal              2 2/3' Nazard
     4' Lieblichflöte              2' Superoctave
     2' Piccolo                1 3/5' Tierce
    
        SWELL                         PEDAL
    
    16' Contra Salicional tc      16' Bourdon
     8' Salicional        85       8' Flute
     8' Melodia           73       8' Cello
     4' Violina                    8' Stopped Flute
     4' Dolce Flute                4' Flute
     2' Fifteenth                 16' Bassoon         12
     8' Oboe              73
     4' Octave Oboe
        Tremulant
    
          [Received from Jeff Scofield March 22, 2020]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.