Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères (Opus 891, 1921)

Location:

St. Mark's Anglican Church
5522 Russell St.
Halifax, NS B3K 1X2 CA
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 48945

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is unaltered 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 Jim Stettner on March 07, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 12 ranks. 733 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 12 stops. 12 registers.
Great:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by Casavant Frères Ltée.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on March 07, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by Casavant Frères Ltée.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on March 07, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by Casavant Frères Ltée.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on March 07, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Casavant Frères Ltée.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 12
  • Registers: 12
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Foot Trundles
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on March 07, 2021.
Database Manager on May 07, 2017:

Identified through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture. The cost was $5,343.00.

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

Database Manager on November 09, 2011:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on October 14, 2011:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2021-02-03

Nave interior with organ in front: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2017-12-26

Interior and nave facade: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2019-09-22

Sanctuary with sanctuary facade and keydesk: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2019-04-21

Nave facade with sanctuary facade in the background: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2020-04-12

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