Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Ernest Desmarais (1892)

Exhibited in the 2013 OHS convention

Location:

Holy Guardian Angels, R.C.
Saint Albans, VT 05478 US
Organ ID: 1255

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 20 ranks. 1,106 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 23, 2013:

Updated through online information from Connor Annable.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on April 25, 2013:

Updated through information uncovered during research for the 2013 Atlas by Stephen Pinel: -- Incorporates materials supplied by Samuel Pierce; major repairs and retabled by Watersmith Pipe Organs, Inc., 2004.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 2003

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Manual compass 61 notes, Pedal, 32 notes. Ordonne par le Rev. J. Daignault on a plaque (ordered by Rev. J. D.)

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from the Historic Stoplists table of the OHS PC Database.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Rear Gallery and Facade: Photograph by Tom Walters. Taken on 2012-04-16

Stenciled case pipes: Photograph by Tom Walters. Taken on 2012-04-16

Case from the side: Photograph by Tom Walters. Taken on 2012-04-16

Keydesk: Photograph by Tom Walters. Taken on 2012-04-16

Pedalboard: Photograph by Tom Walters. Taken on 2012-04-16

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Dan Clayton. Taken on 2013-06-27

Organ case, façade, and keydesk, photograph from 2012 for the OHS 2013 Calendar.: Photograph by Len Levasseur.

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