Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 1587, 1938)

Location:

SS. Peter & Paul R.C. Church
122 Ash St.
Lewiston, ME 04240 US
Organ ID: 5393

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 10 ranks. 737 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 10 stops. 28 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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: 10
  • Registers: 28
  • 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: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on November 09, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1992.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Sanctuary organ (also Casavant Op. 1588, 1938 as Gallery organ).

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:

Console: Photograph courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives. Taken on 1938-08-11

Church Interior and Altar: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1980-06-01

chancel and organ cases: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-09-02

Sanctuary console: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-09-02

Cathedral interior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-09-02

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