Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 1588, 1938)

Location:

SS. Peter & Paul R.C. Church
122 Ash Street
Lewiston, ME 04240 US
Upper Church
Organ ID: 5394

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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)
  • 66 ranks. 4,622 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 53 stops. 62 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Exposed pipes or case front visible in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 53
  • Registers: 62
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • 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 May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 24, 2019:

Updated by Harold Stover, who has heard or played the organ.

Console renovated 2019

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on July 25, 2019.

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 July 17, 2013:

Updated through online information from Randall Mullin. -- Trompette Cuivre (Copper) 8' is in the Solo division. A standard 8' Trompette in in the Positif. The Bombarde 16' is missing from the Grand Orgue. General pistons are available only as toe studs. Pedal pistons are available only as thumb pistons. The expression pedals are positioned further to the right than AGO specification. The Recit expression pedal is placed approximately where a Crescendo pedal would normally be.

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

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:

Gallery organ (also Casavant Op. 1587, 1938 as Sanctuary organ). Historic Organs Citation.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stephen J. Schnurr, Jr., <i>The Diapason</i>, May 2014: Open In New Tab Typed Specification
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives. Taken on 1983-08-04

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

Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1980-06-01

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

Cathedral interior, gallery and organ case: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-09-02

Gallery and organ case: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-09-02

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

Coupler rail: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2012-09-02

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

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