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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 1239, 1928)

Location:

St. Joseph Church, Holy Family Parish
35 Hamilton Street
Worcester, MA 01604 US
Church
Organ ID: 9135

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP ventil
  • 28 ranks. 1,826 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 39 stops. 26 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 39
  • Registers: 26
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • 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
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 03, 2011:

Updated through online information from Stephen St. Denis.

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.

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

Database Manager on September 04, 2005:

Online update from Judith A. Ollikkala -- Organ under restoration, being used

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 1998

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
History of St. Joseph's Church: Open In New Tab https://organweb.com/specs/st-joes-specs.html
Document created on 2016-02-01
We received the most recent update for this document from will sherwood on June 13, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ case in the rear gallery: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2009-04-18

Console: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2011-04-29

Church Exterior: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2013-09-22

Organ case in rear gallery: Photograph by Stephen St.Denis. Taken on 2009-04-18

Nameplate: Photograph by Digital Camera. Taken on 2011-09-01

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Digital Camera. Taken on 2011-04-29

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Digital Camera. Taken on 2011-04-29

Recit pipework: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2014-03-10

Grand Orgue pipework: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2020-10-28

Church interior: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2020-03-15

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