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Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 1440, 1931)

Location:

The Juilliard School
132 Claremont Avenue
New York City: Manhattan, NY US
Borden Auditorium
Organ ID: 41354

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Conservatories and Independent Music Schools
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • 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)
  • 53 ranks. 3,757 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 58 stops. 51 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center 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: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 58
  • Registers: 51
  • 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 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 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.
Database Manager on August 18, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- The organ was located in the ceiling, speaking through grills into the stage and auditorium; some pipework ended up at Calvary Episcopal Church, New York City, in Aeolian-Skinner Op. 945.

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

Database Manager on July 04, 2009:

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 June 19, 2009:

Identified through information in e-mail from Steve Lawson.

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:

Borden Auditorium: Photo courtesy of the Juilliard School Archives via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project. Taken on 1932-02-02

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