Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 29, 1891)

Location:

Saint-François-Xavier R. C.
Saint-François-du-Lac, QC CA
Organ ID: 9693

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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 Database Manager on February 07, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 17 ranks. 888 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 15 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on February 07, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 15
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on February 07, 2019.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 07, 2019.

Database Manager on June 12, 2012:

Updated through online information from Connor Annable.

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

Database Manager on January 19, 2011:

Updated through on-line information from The Zach.

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 1999

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 the rear gallery: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2013-07-07

Organ in the rear gallery of the church: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2013-07-07

Console: Photograph from an archival source: Fondation du patrimoine religieux du Québec , submitted by Stephen St. Denis. Taken approx. 2003

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Fondation du patrimoine religieux du Québec, submitted by Stephen St. Denis. Taken approx. 2003

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