Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 3055, 1970)

Location:

University of British Columbia
Vancouver, BC CA
Roy Barnett Recital Hall
Organ ID: 1754

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Oscar Smith on July 05, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 63 ranks. 3 manuals. 42 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 42
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 17, 2010:

Updated by Riley Wes Mitchell from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on June 01, 2021.
  • Youtube - Recording of the UBC Casavant organ

Instrument Images:

Hall interior and organ case: Photograph by Dina MacDougall via the University of British Columbia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-10-26

Hall interior and organ case: Photograph by Dina MacDougall via the University of British Columbia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-10-26

Organ case and exposed pipes: Photograph by Dina MacDougall via the University of British Columbia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-10-26

Console: Photograph by Dina MacDougall via the University of British Columbia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-10-26

Console and organ case: Photograph by Dina MacDougall via the University of British Columbia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-10-26

Left stop jamb: Photograph by Oscar Smith. Taken on 2021-06-18

Right stop jamb: Photograph by Oscar Smith. Taken on 2021-06-18

Thumb pistons: Photograph by Oscar Smith. Taken on 2021-06-18

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