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Casavant Frères (Opus 63, 1895)

Location:

Notre Dame R.C. Church
Holyoke, MA US
Organ ID: 23017

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is no longer extant; destroyed.
  • 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: Slider
  • 17 ranks. 875 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 16 stops. 16 registers.
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
  • Stops: 16
  • Registers: 16
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 16, 2009:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- This was the first Casavant in the United States; it was destroyed by fire on August 28, 1999

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

Database Manager on February 21, 2006:

Identified through information submitted to PIPORG-L by Cullie Mowers, February 11, 2006.

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

Instrument Images:

Drawing of Organ Case: Photograph courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives. Taken on 1895-01-22

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