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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 3353, 2021)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 3353, 1978)

Location:

St. Peter Catholic Cathedral
230 West 10th Street
Erie, PA 16501 US
Organ ID: 67349

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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 good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on January 12, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 80 ranks. 4,352 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 56 stops. 65 registers.
Grand Orgue, Récit, Positif, Pédale:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jeff Scofield on January 12, 2021.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 56
  • Registers: 65
  • 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: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Combination Action Name: Syndyne MS-8400
  • 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 Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on January 12, 2021.
Jeff Scofield on January 12, 2021:

As part of a major Cathedral renovation program, the entire organ was removed in 2020 and returned to the Casavant factory for complete cleaning, renovation and console rebuild, with some minor tonal changes.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on January 12, 2021.
Courtesy of Casavant Frères: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on January 12, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Cathedral interior to gallery, organ and exposed pipes: Photograph by Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1978

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