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Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 2576, 1960)

Location:

First Church of Christ, Scientist
1401 Logan Street
Denver, CO 80203 US
Organ ID: 25806

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Church of Christ, Scientist
  • 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
  • 69 ranks. 3,360 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 51 stops. 51 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 51
  • Registers: 51
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • 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 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 June 17, 2019:

The room seats 1,800.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on June 17, 2019.

Database Manager on April 25, 2007:

Identified through on-line information from Stanley R. Scheer. -- The information comes from the original contract located in the archives of Casavant Frères.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist and details from Stanley R. Scheer
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives via Stan Scheer: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on June 17, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Swell Pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2013-12-16

Pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2013-12-16

Pedal Pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2013-12-16

Great Flue Pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2013-12-16

Great Pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2013-12-16

Swell Pipework: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2013-12-16

Organ case: Photograph by Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2013-12-16

Console: Photograph by Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2013-12-16

Ceiling stained glass window: Photograph by Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2013-12-16

Church interior and organ case: Photograph by Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2013-12-16

Church interior angle: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-09

Church interior to front: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-09

Church interior to rear: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-09

Organ case: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-09

Organ case and console: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-09

Console: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-09

Left stopjamb: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-09

Right stopjamb: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-09

Church exterior: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-09

Chamber thru grille to church interior: Photograph by Martin Doering via https://die-orgelseite.de, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-06-09

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