Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Brothers, Ltd. (Opus 2013, 1950)

Location:

Wolfville Baptist Church
487 Main St.
Wolfville, NS B4P 1E3 CA
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 46438

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 20 ranks. 1,287 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 23 stops. 18 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 Jeff Scofield on June 15, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 23
  • Registers: 18
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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 Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on June 15, 2020.
Database Manager on October 31, 2011:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- According to the church website, in 2009, "the organ was completely disassembled, cleaned and the reeds rebuilt."

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

Database Manager on February 26, 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 copied from the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chancel: Photograph by Aaron Blank Cameron via church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-12-10

Stained-glass windows; console in front of side doors: Photograph by Aaron Blank Cameron via church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-12-10

Organ chamber across rear gallery: Photograph by Aaron Blank Cameron via church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-12-10

Church exterior: Photograph by Aaron Blank Cameron via church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-12-10

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