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

Originally Casavant (Opus 1779, 1945)


Rockingham United Church
12 Flamingo Dr.
Halifax, NS B3M 1S5 CA
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.
  • 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.
  • 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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