Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Brothers, Ltd. (Opus 1399, 1930)

Location:

Zion United Church of Canada
409 Main St.
Liverpool, NS B0T 1K0 CA
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 48932

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Church of Canada
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
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)
  • 15 ranks. 996 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 15 stops. 17 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. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 15
  • Registers: 17
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • 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 vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 12, 2018:

Updated by David M Storey, who has heard or played the organ.

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

Database Manager on May 07, 2017:

Identified through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture.

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

Database Manager on August 25, 2014:

Updated through online information from Martin Jones.

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

Database Manager on October 17, 2011:

Updated 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:

Case and Facade: Photograph by David M. Storey. Taken on 2018-03-11

Right stop jamb: Photograph by David M. Storey. Taken on 2018-03-11

Left stop jamb: Photograph by David M. Storey. Taken on 2018-03-11

Coupler rail and nameplate: Photograph by David M. Storey. Taken on 2018-03-11

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