Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 3053, 1969)

Location:

University of Rochester
500 Wilson Blvd.
Rochester, NY 14627 US
Interfaith Chapel
Organ ID: 45994

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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 June 01, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 46 ranks. 2,427 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 37 stops. 35 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 37
  • Registers: 35
  • 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: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system.
  • 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 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
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 30, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on January 17, 2010:

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

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:

Console and organ screen: Photograph by Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

Console: Photograph by Eastman School of Music, University of Rochester, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

Chapel interior: Photograph by University of Rochester website, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

Chapel interior to rear: Photograph by University of Rochester website, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

Chapel exterior: Photograph by Wikipedia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2008-07-07

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