Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 2981, 1968)

Location:

Independence Boulevard Christian Church
606 Gladstone Blvd.
Kansas City, MO 64124 US
Organ ID: 46592

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Disciples of Christ / Christian Church
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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)
  • 67 ranks. 3,731 pipes. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 53 stops. 56 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 53
  • Registers: 56
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture 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 Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 21, 2010:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Retained Echo division of 1910 4/53 Austin Op. 291.

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

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1995-06-21

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1995-06-21

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1995-06-21

Sanctuary interior and pipe facade: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1995-06-21

Church interior, organ and exposed pipes: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-10-29

Church exterior: Photograph by Church website, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

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