Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 2598, 1960)

Location:

Sisters of St. Joseph of Toronto (Motherhouse)
3377 Bayview Avenue
Willowdale, ON M2M3S4 CA
Organ ID: 25972

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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 unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on January 06, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 45 ranks. 2,501 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 36 stops. 36 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery 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: 36
  • Registers: 36
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 23, 2015:

Updated through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine. The tonal director was Lawrence Phelps. The cost was $ 38,775.

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

Database Manager on May 05, 2007:

Identified through on-line information from Stanley R. Scheer. -- The organ is centrally located in the Chapel gallery with a functional facade.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist and notes from Stanley R. Scheer
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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