Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Brothers, Ltd. (Opus 2081, 1951)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 532, 1913)

Location:

Fort Massey United Church
5303 Tobin St.
Halifax, NS B3H 1S3 CA
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 48877

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Church of Canada
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 31 ranks. 1,978 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 32 stops. 29 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 32
  • Registers: 29
  • 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: 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 Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 03, 2011:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Originally installed in 1913 as 3/31 Casavant Op. 532.

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:

Organ Façade: Photograph by Clyde Dollimount. Taken on 1980-04-05

Church interior and organ case: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-05-25

Church exterior: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-01-11

Church interior to rear: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-05-25

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