Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Brothers, Ltd. (Opus 251, 1906)

Location:

St. John's Presbyterian Church
6225 Willow St.
Halifax, NS B3L 1P1 CA
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 48878

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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: Slider with pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP)
  • 12 ranks. 672 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 12 stops. 12 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 12
  • Registers: 12
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable mechanical system.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 04, 2011:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- The damage was caused by the harbor explosion of December 6, 1917, that killed over 2,000 and injured over 9,000.

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

Database Manager on October 03, 2011:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Damaged somehow and then moved in 1918 into new sanctuary; moved again in 1921 by Casavant to a new larger sanctuary.

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.

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