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Casavant Frères (Opus 2846-A, 1997)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 2846, 1965)

Location:

Pioneer Memorial Church at Andrews University
8655 University Blvd.
Berrien Springs, MI 49103 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 46930

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Seventh-day Adventist Churches
  • 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 79 ranks. 4,508 pipes. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 69 stops. 59 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: 5
  • Stops: 69
  • Registers: 59
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb 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, 2013:

Updated through online information from Bruce MacDougall.

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

Database Manager on June 25, 2010:

Identified through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Originally installed 1965 as Casavant 3/75 Op. 2846; three additional stops added in 2000 by Casavant. Great, Positiv and part of Pedal exposed on front wall to each side of the window; the church seats 2,100.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on February 02, 2021.
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:

Church interior: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-06-01

Left organ chamber and exposed pipes: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2014-07-05

Church interior from balcony: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2012-09-10

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