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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 1184, 1927)

Location:

St. Andrew's United Church / St. Andrew-St. David United Church
164 Germain St.
St. John, NB E2L 2E3 CA
Sanctuary; front
Organ ID: 63906

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Church of Canada
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on October 30, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 39 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 35 stops. 39 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman 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 April 02, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 35
  • Registers: 39
  • 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 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 Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on April 02, 2019.
Database Manager on April 01, 2019:

At some point was renamed St. Andrew-St. David United Church; the dwindling congregation moved to a much smaller facility in 2018 and the building and organ were offered for sale.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 02, 2019.
Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Freres Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 02, 2019.
St John Pipe Organ Faces Uncertain Future: Open In New Tab Story and history of the organ and congregation with photos
Document created on 2018-05-05
We received the most recent update for this document from Jim Stettner on October 30, 2020.

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