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Casavant Frères (Opus 3828, 2003)

Location:

First United Methodist Church
1928 Ross Avenue
Dallas, TX 75201 US
Organ ID: 23032

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist 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 May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 66 ranks. 3,873 pipes. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 47 stops. 94 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 47
  • Registers: 94
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • 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: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action 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 December 07, 2016:

Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS.

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

Database Manager on December 06, 2016:

Updated through online information from T. Bradford Willis, DDS.

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

Database Manager on November 15, 2006:

Updated through online information from Stan Scheer. -- In the list above, "Registers" refers to the total number of speaking stops including duplexed and extended stops but excluding couplers, tremulants and controls. "Stops" refers to the total number of independent or straight stops excluding duplexed and extended stops as well as couplers and controls.

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

Database Manager on February 21, 2006:

Listed in "Recent Installations," The American Organist Vol. 38, No. 3 [March, 2004]

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:

Facade: Photograph by Dr. Scott Lyn McCune. Taken on 2006-12-18

Church Exterior: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-06-28

Church Exterior: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2015-11-01

Chancel, Chamber Grillework, and Organ Case: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2016-11-28

Chancel, Chamber Grillework, and Organ Case: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2016-11-28

Balcony and Stained Glass Window: Photograph by T. Bradford Willis. Taken on 2016-11-28

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