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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 3689, 1991)

Location:

Bel Air Presbyterian Church
16221 Mulholland Drive
Los Angeles, CA 90049 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 8325

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • 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: Slider
  • 67 ranks. 3,962 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 46 stops. 67 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 46
  • Registers: 67
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • 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.
  • 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 Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 25, 2009:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Damaged in 1994 earthquake; 60 ranks of pipework on new chests incorporated into new hybrid pipe-electronic organ in 1996.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

El. action in Ped. & Resonance Organ. Designed by Moore, Riddel & Yuddel. Compass 61/32. SS Comb. Damaged in 1994 earthquake. [Replaced by Rodgers combination pipe-electronic instrument reusing 60 rks.]

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: Photograph by Jim Lewis. Taken on 1992-03-21

Chancel, Console, and Organ Cases: Photograph by Jim Lewis. Taken on 1992-03-21

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