Hill, Norman & Beard (1993)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 2118, 1952)

Location:

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Cathedral
415 Hamilton Street
Ogdensburg, NY 13669 US
Organ ID: 47187

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on May 13, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 46 ranks. 2,741 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 44 stops. 36 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In floor-level chambers at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 44
  • Registers: 36
  • 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: 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 Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jeff Scofield on May 13, 2021:

An update from Ernie Hadley, Jr., former Director of Music: The organ has fallen into significant disrepair and became relatively unplayable. Though the pipes, chests, and blower all remain in place, they are not currently in use. In the summer of 2020, a 4 manual Viscount digital instrument was purchased and installed. This is the instrument used at the Cathedral every week. The Diocese of Ogdensburg has expressed the hope that the pipe organ can one day be properly repaired and integrated with the Viscount as a hybrid pipe/digital instrument.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on May 13, 2021.

Database Manager on August 24, 2010:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Originally installed in 1952 as 3/41 Casavant Op. 2118

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 Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Cathedral interior: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-12-25

Cathedral interior from gallery: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2011-12-24

Cathedral sanctuary and altar: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-12-23

Cathedral exterior: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2018-01-11

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