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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 2729, 1963)

Location:

Calvary Episcopal Church
315 Shady Ave.
Pittsburgh, PA 15206 US
Organ ID: 39377

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on July 19, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 123 ranks. 6,735 pipes. 7 divisions. 4 manuals. 85 stops. 87 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side 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 July 19, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 7
  • Stops: 85
  • Registers: 87
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • 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 July 19, 2018.
Database Manager on October 30, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on February 24, 2009:

Renovated with additions, by Casavant, 1991.

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:

Crossing and facade: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2009-09-14

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-06-30

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