Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 1943, 1949)

Location:

St. Joseph's Health Centre
30 The Queensway
Toronto, ON M6R 1B5 CA
Chapel
Organ ID: 46277

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Hospitals, retirement/nursing homes, etc.
  • 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 May 29, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 5 ranks. 348 pipes. 2 manuals. 5 stops. 25 registers.
Great, Swell and Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jeff Scofield on May 29, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 5
  • Registers: 25
  • 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: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on May 29, 2020.
Database Manager on July 14, 2015:

Updated through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine. The tonal director was Stephen Stoot.

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

Database Manager on February 17, 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.
Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on May 29, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Marcus Elia. Taken on 2014-12-01

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