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Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 3940, 2020)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 3162, 1972)

Location:

First Congregational Church
650 Main St.
Chatham, MA 02633 US
Organ ID: 66894

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • The organ is unaltered 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 December 11, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 26 ranks. 1,501 pipes. 3 divisions. 3 manuals. 22 stops. 39 registers.
Great, Swell (Choir prepared) and Pedal:
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jeff Scofield on December 11, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 22
  • Registers: 39
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Combination Action Name: Syndyne MS8400
  • 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)
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from John Roper on December 12, 2020.
Jeff Scofield on December 11, 2020:

Renovation of 1972 2/21 Casavant Op. 3162, which received a new console by another builder in 2007 and is retained and rebuilt for Op. 3940.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on December 11, 2020.
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We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on December 11, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console and pipe façade: Photograph by Joseph Marchio, courtesy of Casavant Frères, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. November 2020

Church interior, console and façade pipes: Photograph by Joseph Marchio, courtesy of Casavant Frères, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. November 2020

Chancel, console and organ: Photograph by Joseph Marchio, courtesy of Casavant Frères, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. November 2020

Console: Photograph by Joseph Marchio, courtesy of Casavant Frères, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. November 2020

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