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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 1157, 1926)

Location:

Immaculate Conception R.C. Church
59 Walnut Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420 US
Organ ID: 7477

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Pneumatic
  • 12 ranks. 735 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 13 stops. 12 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Pneumatic 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 13
  • Registers: 12
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 65
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard not meeting AGO standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 22, 2014:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on January 16, 2011:

Updated through online information from William F. Czelusniak. -- This organ NOT destroyed in fire, as read above - made urgent need for corrections, here. Church was closed by Diocese, July 31, 2010; organ in the process of being relocated and restored at St. Joseph's RC Church, Fitchburg, Massachusetts by Messrs. Czelusniak et Dugal, Inc., Northampton, Mass.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on December 06, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Organ destroyed by fire ca. 1999; parish closed 2010.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on June 14, 2010:

Updated through online information from Lucy Dechene.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on August 23, 2005:

On-line update from Judith A. Ollikkala -- Restored 1985 tubular pneumatic by Czelusniak et Dugal Inc. Extant, good condition maintained by same Co.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1995.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ in gallery: Photograph by Lucy Dechene. Taken on 2010-05-05

Church interior to rear and organ in gallery: Photograph by Lucy Dechene. Taken on 2010-05-05

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