University of Victoria
Victoria, BC CA
Farquhar Auditorium, University Centre
Organ ID: 1792
Motor oiled in 2019, otherwise no tuning or other maintenance since 2017. Access very limited; not regularly played.
Updated through on-line information from Douglas Adams.
Updated through on-line information from Douglas Adams. -- Bought from St-Mathias parish, Arvida QC in 1978. Main alteration: new casework to suit auditorium, with vertical separation of chests and keydesk increased by about 8 feet. Hall seats 1233, church seated 350. Narrow-scale pipework of thin material on a 0.75 hp blower. Organo pleno is easily masked by other instruments or singers. Organ major program discontinued by UVic School of Music in 2002, so organ now mainly used for convocation processionals.
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