Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant (Opus 484, 1912)

Location:

First Baptist Church
1311 Fourth Street, SW
Calgary, AB T2R 0X9 CA
Organ ID: 49013

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 29 ranks. 1,842 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 27 stops. 30 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 27
  • Registers: 30
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 20, 2017:

Rebuild, tonal changes and new console in 1965 as 3/44 Casavant Op. 2861.

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

Database Manager on May 07, 2017:

Identified through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine. The cost was $ 7,705.00.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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