Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant (Opus 1598, 1938)

Location:

St. Paul's United Church
29 Park Street West
Dundas, ON L9H 1X3 CA
Organ ID: 53376

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Church of Canada
  • 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 January 08, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 32 ranks. 2,035 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 54 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on January 08, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 54
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on January 08, 2020.
Database Manager on March 17, 2016:

Updated through online information from Vadim Bakharev.
In early 2000's upgraded with electronic switching & electronic combination action with 7 memories & new repulsion chime action by Keates-Geissler Pipe Organs.

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

Database Manager on September 06, 2014:

Identified through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine. The tonal director was Stephen Stoot.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on January 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Vadim Bakharev. Taken on 2016-01-05

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