Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 2397, 1957)

Location:

St. John's Presbyterian Church
504 Second Street, S.E.
Medicine Hat, AB T1A 0C6 CA
Organ ID: 49031

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on September 04, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 19 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 16 stops. 18 registers.
Great, Swell and Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jeff Scofield on September 04, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 16
  • Registers: 18
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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.
  • 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 Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on September 04, 2020.
Jeff Scofield on September 04, 2020:

This was a rebuild, tonal changes and new console for 1919 2/13 Casavant Op. 798; renovated in 1967 and 1983; there is now a curtain across the chamber opening.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on September 04, 2020.

Database Manager on May 07, 2017:

Identified through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine. The tonal director was Stephen Stoot. The cost was $11,390.00.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on September 04, 2020.

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