Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 2681, 1962)

Location:

St. Paul's Lutheran Church
12 N. Sixth Street
Wilmington, NC 28401 US
Organ ID: 36580

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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
  • 41 ranks. 2,228 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 31 stops. 33 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Exposed pipes visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 31
  • Registers: 33
  • 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 Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 26, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- In 1995, Casavant cleaned the organ, revoiced the reed stops and added a new 8' Trumpet 61 pipes on the Positiv, using and re-engraving the old Chimes drawknob.

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

Database Manager on August 31, 2008:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- The organ and choir are located in the right front of the nave. The organ and choir were used in at least one episode of "Matlock," which filmed many episodes in Wilmington.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on January 12, 2021.
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:

Pipe Display: Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1963).

Festival Trumpet by Goulding & Wood (2007): Photograph by Nicholas Andrews. Taken on 2016-08-04

Sanctuary interior, en-chamade and exposed pipe display: Photograph by Nicholas Andrews. Taken on 2016-08-04

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1994-09-01

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1994-09-01

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