Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 2121, 1952)

Location:

Meridian Street Methodist
5500 N. Meridian St.
Indianapolis, IN 46208 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 17896

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 26 ranks. 1,668 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 30 stops. 26 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 30
  • Registers: 26
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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 with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • 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 January 31, 2011:

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 July 30, 2007:

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 April 11, 2005:

(Source: Pipe Organ Registry, prepared in 1983 for the AGO regional convention by the Indianapolis Chapter, AGO.)

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

Database Manager on April 11, 2005:

Rebuilt with new console and enlarged in 1996 by Goulding & Wood.

We received the most recent update for this note 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 courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives. Taken on 1952-10-10

Church interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2007-07-13

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