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Ste-Marie R. C. Church
1713 Nova Scotia Trunk 1
Church Point, Nova Scotia B0W 1M0 Canada

OHS Database ID 65365.

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Status and Condition

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We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 22, 2020.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 17 registers. 16 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top.

Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Église Sainte-Marie is a Catholic church in Church Point, Nova Scotia, Canada. It is one of the largest and tallest wooden buildings in North America. Built in the form of a cross, the church nave measures 58 metres (190 feet) in length, with transepts that are 41 metres (135 feet) across. The church spire rises 56 metres (184 feet) from floor to steeple, with its cross adding another 1.67 meters (5.5 feet). Originally 15 feet taller, the church steeple was struck by lightning in 1914, requiring part of the spire to be rebuilt. The organ was originally installed at Le College Sainte-Anne in Church point and relocated to Eglise Ste-Marie; it is entirely free-standing in its own case located to the rear of a transept, with the console immediately in front. (Jeff Scofield. March 22, 2020)

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  • . Source: Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
        Church Point, Nova Scotia
        Eglise Ste-Marie
        Casavant   Op. 1739   Orig. 1944   2/16
        GRAND ORGUE         RECIT                      PEDALE
    16' Bourdon    68    8' Principal étroit 68    16' Bourdon     32
     8' Montre     68    8' Bourdon          68    16' Gedeckt     GO
     8' Mélodie    68    8' Viole de Gambe   68     8' Flûte douce 12
     8' Dulciane   68    8' Voix Céleste     61     8' Violoncelle 32
     4' Prestant   68    4' Flûte harmonique 68
    II  Mixture   122    8' Hautbois         68
     8' Trompette  68       Trémolo
        Super               Sub
                [Received from Jeff Scofield March 22, 2-20]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.