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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 1973, 1949)

Location:

Holy Rosary R.C. Church
354 St. Clair Avenue West
Toronto, ON M5P 1N4 CA
Organ ID: 46183

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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 Jeff Scofield on June 10, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 25 ranks. 2 manuals. 25 stops. 35 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on June 12, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 25
  • Registers: 35
  • 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 with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat 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 Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on June 10, 2020.
Database Manager on February 09, 2014:

Updated through online information from Lew Williams. -- Organ designed by Quentin Maclean in collaboration with Stephen Stoot

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

Database Manager on February 09, 2010:

Identified by Rae Bolton 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 from Lew Williams
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on June 10, 2020.
"Background Music" Which Can Steal the Show: Open In New Tab Article in <em>CBC Times</em>, September 1951
Document created on 1951-09-16
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church interior: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-02-04

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