Casavant (Opus 3623, 1987)

Location:

Epcor Centre for the Performing Arts / Arts Commons
205 Eighth Avenue, SE
Calgary, AB T2G 0K9 CA
Jack Singer Concert Hall
Organ ID: 44081

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from George Langley on May 22, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 111 ranks. 6,040 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 75 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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: 5
  • Stops: 75
  • 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 Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible 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.
George Langley on May 22, 2022:

New name for the facility, no longer sponsored by Epcor.

We received the most recent update for this note from George Langley on May 22, 2022.

Database Manager on May 07, 2017:

Updated through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine. The tonal director was Jean-Louis Coignet. Installation by J-C. Gauthier.

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

Database Manager on January 15, 2012:

Updated through online information from Stephen D. Miller.

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

Database Manager on May 14, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from Kerri Savage. -- The organ is called the Carthy Organ or Casavant Opus 3623. The 75 stop, 111 rank organ has 6040 pipes. ... In 1994 a Musical Instrument Digital Interface (MIDI) system was designed and installed. The custom-built console has four manuals and a full pedalboard. The natural keys are ebony and the sharps are made of rosewood capped with ivory.

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

Database Manager on October 05, 2009:

Identified by Riley Wes Mitchell from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture. Renumbered 3623-A

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From Casavant website
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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