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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 2445, 1958)

Location:

Central Square Baptist Church
4 Brentwood Street
Portland, ME 04103 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 46716

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • The organ's condition is good, but not in use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Christian Longobardi on November 20, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 12 ranks. 783 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 12 stops. 14 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Built by Casavant Frères Ltée.
We received the most recent update for this division from Christian Longobardi on November 18, 2020.
Main:
  • Built by Casavant Frères Ltée.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 12
  • Registers: 14
  • 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: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • 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 Christian Longobardi on November 11, 2020.
Justin Eldracher on September 06, 2021:

The organ was transferred from Maine to Fraser, Michigan where it will be rebuilt and used by Our Lady Queen of Martyrs Catholic Church.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on September 07, 2021.

Christian Longobardi on November 11, 2020:

Updated November 10th, 2020. More pictures/information. Corrected pedal stoplist.

The organ is currently being removed from its current location at Central Square Baptist Church.

We received the most recent update for this note from Christian Longobardi on November 11, 2020.

Database Manager on November 09, 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 April 23, 2010:

Identified through online information from Robert Judd. -- The web site given above identifies the year of installation (1957) of this Casavant. The instrument does not have a Casavant "opus plate" to identify it.

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 Christian Longobardi on November 11, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Manuals and Rocking Tablets: Photograph by Robert Judd. Taken on 2010-04-22

Manuals and Rocking Tablets: Photograph by Robert Judd. Taken on 2010-04-22

Pipework: Photograph by Robert Judd. Taken on 2010-04-22

Pipework: Photograph by Robert Judd. Taken on 2010-04-22

Pipework: Photograph by Robert Judd. Taken on 2010-04-22

Shades and Pipework: Photograph by Robert Judd. Taken on 2010-04-22

Swell pipework: Christian Longobardi. Taken on 2020-11-10

Manuals and stop tabs: Photograph by Christian Longobardi. Taken on 2020-11-10

Top octaves of pedal Subbass 16: Photograph by Christian Longobardi. Taken on 2020-11-10

Bottom octave of Pedal Subbass 16: Photograph by Christian Longobardi. Taken on 2020-11-10

Shades on side of Great chamber: Photograph by Christian Longobardi. Taken on 2020-11-10

Back of Great chamber: Photograph by Christian Longobardi. Taken on 2020-11-10

Regulator and tremulant under main Swell windchest: Photograph by Christian Longobardi. Taken on 2020-11-10

Main shades on front of Great and Swell divisions: Photograph by Christian Longobardi. Taken on 2020-11-10

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