Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères (Opus 3875, 2011)

Location:

Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts
1601 Broadway Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64108 US
Helzberg Hall
Organ ID: 44205

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Grant on January 03, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 102 ranks. 5,548 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 79 stops. 82 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 79
  • Registers: 82
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on curved jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 04, 2011:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- The larger pipes may have electro-pneumatic action; flat European pedal board; Clochettes (two sets of 10 bells each); Rossignol

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

Database Manager on October 06, 2009:

Identified by Rae Bolton from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.
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:

Organ: Photograph by Aidan Spelbring. Taken on 2013-09-29

Stage and organ case: Photograph by Joseph Routon, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2018-07-16

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