Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Brothers, Ltd. (Opus 452, 1911)

Location:

St. Andrew's United Church
40 Bentinck St.
Sydney, NS B1P 1G2 CA
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 49065

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Church of Canada
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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: Slider with pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP)
  • 29 ranks. 1,843 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 29 stops. 27 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 29
  • Registers: 27
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • 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 May 16, 2016:

Updated through online information from Carl Scott Zimmerman.
The link is to a Wikipedia slideshow, attached to an article about the building and the organ. The slideshow includes photos of the facade, console, stop jambs, and pipework.

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

Database Manager on April 30, 2016:

Updated through online information from Ken Heaton.

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

Database Manager on October 28, 2011:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Rebuilt in 1946 by Casavant as Op. 1841, with 3 new Choir stops ; new pipework supplied by Casavant in 1962 via Ledoux & MacDonald Organ Service Co., Halifax.

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:

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Organ Case: Archival Photograph from the church's Annual Report (1928); image courtesy of Ken Heaton.

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