Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 2670, 1962)

Location:

Westminster Presbyterian Church
125 N. Wilkinson St.
Dayton, OH 45402 US
Chancel
Organ ID: 26497

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes 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: EP pitman
  • 85 ranks. 4,921 pipes. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 65 stops. 80 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 65
  • Registers: 80
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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 without cover.
  • 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 Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 26, 2011:

Updated through online information from Nathaniel Powell.

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

Database Manager on June 23, 2007:

Identified through online information from Stanley R. Scheer. -- See Op. 2647 for the Gallery Organ specifications. In 1991, the console was rebuilt with a 16-level solid-state electronic combination action. Between 1962 and 1991, many additions had been made to the original specification. A new console by R. A. Colby was added ca. 2002.

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.

Instrument Images:

Church interior: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-10-01

Exposed pipe display: Photograph from an archival source: Matt Hunt via Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-10-21

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-01-14

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