Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 1912, 1948)

Location:

St. Leo's R.C. Church
128 Main Street
Leominster, MA 01453 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 41349

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Gavin Klein on April 27, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP) , Slider
  • 30 ranks. 1928 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 28 stops. 31 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Great, Swell, Choir, Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Casavant Frères Ltd.
  • Slider Motors: Pneumatic (EP or TP) slider motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Gavin Klein on April 27, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 28
  • Registers: 31
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Gallery:
  • Built by Casavant Frères Ltd.
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical 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 Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Gavin Klein on April 27, 2020.
Gavin Klein on April 27, 2020:

Organ in usable condition but it's condition has deteriorated significantly and is in need of dier restoration. Severe leaks and water damage as well as damaged pipes. Organ was tonally revised by Berkshire Organ Co. and little remains of the Casavany voicing.

We received the most recent update for this note from Gavin Klein on April 27, 2020.

Database Manager on June 18, 2009:

Identified through online 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 Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Facade: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-10-24

Console: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-10-24

Church Exterior: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-15

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