Casavant Brothers, Ltd. (Opus 1779A, 1994)

Originally Casavant (Opus 1779, 1945)

Location:

Rockingham United Church
12 Flamingo Dr.
Halifax, NS B3M 1S5 CA
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 48882

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Church of Canada
  • 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 22 ranks. 1,423 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 18 stops. 20 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 18
  • Registers: 20
  • 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 Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 04, 2011:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Originally installed at Central Baptist Church, Halifax, NS, in 1945; the church closed in 1985 and the organ was sold to Dr. William Lewis of Cow Bay; in 1993, he donated the organ to Rockingham United Church, Halifax, where it was installed in March 1994; Casavant contracted in 1993 (via Kingsway Organ Co., Ltd, Porters Lake, NS) for a Twelfth and Fifteenth for the Great and a III Mixture for the Swell; in 2000, Casavant contracted with the church for the addition of a 61-pipe Trumpet 8'.

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

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