Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 2759, 1963)

Location:

St. John the Baptist Episcopal Church
140 North Beaver Street
York, PA 17403 US
Organ ID: 44311

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is extant in this location, possibly in original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 35 ranks. 1809 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 26 stops. 26 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Exposed pipes visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 26
  • Registers: 26
  • 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 Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 31, 2013:

Updated through online information from Randy Miller.

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

Database Manager on October 31, 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 October 12, 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:

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

Sanctuary interior from floor: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

Rood Screen and chancel: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

Exposed pipes and altar: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

Console and nave: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

Builder name plate: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-17

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