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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 3644, 1988)

Location:

Briarwood Presbyterian
2200 Briarwood Way
Birmingham, AL 35243 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 14179

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 83 ranks. 4,629 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 78 stops. 55 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 78
  • Registers: 55
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 26, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was dedicated by Diane Bish. The organ has no intra- or inter-manual or manual-to-pedal 4' couplers.

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

Database Manager on December 16, 2006:

Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on December 13, 2006:

Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Scanned copy of typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-11-06

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Display: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-11-06

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Display: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-11-06

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-12-21

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-12-21

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2001-02-12

Pipe Facade: Photograph by Gretchen Monson. Taken on 2019-05-16

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