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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 782, 1919)

Location:

Brunswick St. Methodist Church
Halifax, NS CA
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 48881

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ is no longer extant; destroyed.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider with pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP)
  • 18 ranks. 1,084 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 19 stops. 18 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 19
  • Registers: 18
  • 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.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 10, 2013:

Updated through online information from garth macphee. -- Brunswick Street United Church was destroyed by fire in June, 1979.

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

Database Manager on October 04, 2011:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- This was a rebuild of the existing organ - probably due to the Halifax Harbor Explosion of December 6, 1917, that destroyed or damaged nearly every building in the city.

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:

Organ facade: archival photo 'Harvest Festival, 1944', courtesy of garth macphee.

Church Exterior: Photograph by Rev'd R. MacAuley.

interior view, Brunswick Street United Church, Halifax, 1978.: Photograph by Rev'd R. MacAuley.

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