Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 2232, 1954)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltd. ()

Location:

Église du Gesù
1202, rue Bleury
Montréal, QC H3B 3J3 CA
Organ ID: 56688

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on July 21, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 64 ranks. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 53 stops. 67 registers.
Grand Orgue, Récit, Positif, Solo, Pédale:
  • 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 Jeff Scofield on July 21, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 53
  • Registers: 67
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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.
  • 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 Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on July 21, 2020.
Jeff Scofield on July 21, 2020:

This was a rebuild, tonal changes and new console for 1901 Casavant Op. 146; rebuild and new console by Guilbault-Thérien in 1986; now 4/87.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on July 21, 2020.

Database Manager on September 30, 2015:

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.
Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on July 23, 2020.

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