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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 1241, 1965)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 1241, 1928)

Location:

Yorkminster Park Baptist Church
1585 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON M4W 1J5 CA
Organ ID: 50960

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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 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)
  • 104 ranks. 5,742 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 74 stops. 88 registers.
All:
  • 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 74
  • Registers: 88
  • 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 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 Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe 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 February 02, 2013:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- The contract dated 29 October 1964 was for extensive tonal revisions; a new console was added by Casavant in 1975 and the old console was sold to the Fourth Church of Christ, Scientist, Seattle, Washington; many subsequent revisions were contracted via Alan T. Jackson & Co., Ltd., including a Trompette-en-Chamade added in 1992.

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

Database Manager on January 27, 2013:

New console for existing previously enlarged Casavant organ.

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

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