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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 996, 1923)

Location:

First Congregational Church
1180 Main St.
Holden, MA 01520 US
Organ ID: 47444

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on June 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider with pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP)
  • 20 ranks. 1,429 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 15 stops. 19 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on June 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 15
  • Registers: 19
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat 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 Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on June 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 11, 2015:

Updated through online information from Chuck Noyes.

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

Database Manager on November 20, 2014:

Further additions in 2014.

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

Database Manager on December 02, 2010:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- A Memo of Agreement dated September 24, 1957 between Casavant and R. G. Morel provided the following: Electrification of the primary chests and Pedal chests, cables, one 8-stage expression motor, Mixture III ranks and top-board, Gemshorn 16-56 pipes and chest, Open Diapason 16-26 treble pipes and chest, transformer-rectifier, one nine-note chest and two pipes for the Pedal Open 16.

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.

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