Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Brothers, Ltd. (Opus 1862A, 1960)

Location:

St. Paul's Anglican Church
1749 Argyle St.
Halifax, NS B3J 3K4 CA
Church
Organ ID: 48987

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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)
  • 52 ranks. 2,957 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 47 stops. 43 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: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 47
  • Registers: 43
  • 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 Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible 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 22, 2011:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- This contract was for tonal renovations to the 4/41 installed by Warren in 1908; Casavant added a new console in 1947 as Op. 1862

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on April 03, 2021.
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:

Chancel and organ cases: Photograph by Eric Plutz, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2013-08-18

Organ case and stenciled pipes: Photograph by Eric Plutz, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2013-08-18

Church exterior: Photograph by Wikipedia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2008-09-24

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