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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 2165, 1953)

Location:

St-Esprit
750, 2e avenue
Québec, QC G1L 3B7 CA
Organ ID: 49075

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on July 06, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 63 ranks. 3,850 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 49 stops. 57 registers.
Grand Orgue, Récit, Positif, Pédale:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jeff Scofield on July 06, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 49
  • Registers: 57
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: 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
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on July 06, 2020.
Jeff Scofield on July 06, 2020:

The church closed and the organ was relocated in 2002 by Jean-François Mailhot to Eglise St-Fidèle, Québec QC, where it remains unaltered; St-Esprit was sold to Ecole de Cirque to Québec, a circus arts school.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on July 06, 2020.

Database Manager on August 11, 2015:

Updated through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine. The tonal director was Stephen Stoot.

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

Database Manager on November 04, 2011:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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 Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on July 06, 2020.

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