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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 3612, 2021)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 3612, 1986)

Location:

Carmel Mission Basilica
3080 Rio Road
Carmel, CA 93923 US
Organ ID: 68452

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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 May 29, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • 37 ranks. 2,112 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 30 stops.
Nave:
  • Built by Casavant Frères Ltée.
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 30
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Manual Compass: 62
  • 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: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • 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
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on May 29, 2021.
Jeff Scofield on May 29, 2021:

he Choeur expression and Crescendo shall share the far right balanced pedal, with the expression being the default function of this pedal. When the Crescendo function is selected by means of button with indicator light, the Choeur expression shall be reassigned to the Récit expression pedal, which shall operate both sets of expression shades simultaneously.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on May 29, 2021.

Jeff Scofield on May 29, 2021:

The contract was for the renovation, additions and rebuilt console for 1986 Casavant Op. 3612.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on May 29, 2021.
Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on May 29, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Gallery and organ case: Photograph by Fabien Tremblay/Casavant Frères. Taken approx. May 2021

Console and gallery organ case: Photograph by Fabien Tremblay/Casavant Frères, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. May 2021

Console: Photograph by Fabien Tremblay/Casavant Frères, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. May 2021

Basilica interior to front: Photograph by Sue Lyddon Hall, via the Basilica Facebook. Taken on 2021-05-14

Basilica exterior: Photograph by Sue Lyddon Hall, via the Basilica Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2021-05-14

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