Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 1819, 1946)

Location:

St-Vincent-de-Paul Roman Catholic Church
5443 Boul. Lévesque est
Laval, QC H7C 1N8 CA
Organ ID: 46125

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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 Paul R. Marchesano on January 14, 2023.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 23 ranks. 1,332 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 21 stops. 21 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.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 21
  • Registers: 21
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • 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 Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Paul R. Marchesano on January 14, 2023:

Denis Gagné announced a restoration/expansion of the organ on Facebook, 14 Jan 2023. The work will begin next June and will be carried out by Levesque & Roussin Inc.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on January 14, 2023.

Database Manager on August 26, 2017:

Organ and console moved from the gallery to the front at some point, with the pipework located behind the altar.

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

Database Manager on February 04, 2010:

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.
Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Fréres Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on January 14, 2023.

Console: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Denis Gagné on May 27, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ facade at front of room: Photograph by Denis Gagné, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken on 2023-01-13

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