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Casavant (Opus 1597, 1938)

Originally Woodstock Organ Builders (1888)

Location:

First-St. Andrew's United Church
350 Queens Ave.
London, ON N6B 1X6 CA
Organ ID: 53461

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Church of Canada
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on January 08, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 58 ranks. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 54 stops. 58 registers.
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: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 54
  • Registers: 58
  • 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.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • 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)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on January 08, 2020.
Database Manager on January 08, 2020:

The contract was for a new organ in the chancel, with the 1888 Woodstock connected to the Casavant as an Echo Organ; replaced in 1969 by 3/54 mechanical-action Casavant Op. 3045 that was installed in the rear gallery; Op. 1597 was dismantled for parts.

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

Database Manager on September 08, 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.

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