Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères (Opus 2661A, 1999)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 2661, 1962)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
1621 E. Garrison Blvd.
Gastonia, NC 28054 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 47513

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian 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 21, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 57 ranks. 3,064 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 45 stops. 53 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 21, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 45
  • Registers: 53
  • 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: Computerized/Digital 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 Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 21, 2018.
Database Manager on December 23, 2010:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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:

Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case: Photograph by Benjamin Goff. Taken on 2009-04-04

Gallery and Organ Case: Photograph by David Ritch. Taken on 2008-09-08

Console: Photograph by Benjamin Goff. Taken on 2009-04-04

Left Drawknobs: Photograph by Benjamin Goff. Taken on 2009-04-04

Right Drawknobs: Photograph by Benjamin Goff. Taken on 2009-04-04

Organ Case and Spanish Trompette: Photograph by Benjamin Goff. Taken on 2009-04-04

Sanctuary Interior and Chancel: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2004-10-18

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2004-10-18

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2004-10-18

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2004-10-18

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