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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 481C, 2012)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 481, 1912)

Location:

Westminster United Church
745 Westminster Avenue
Winnipeg, MB R3G 1A5 CA
Organ ID: 51318

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Church of Canada
  • The organ has been altered with the introduction of a digital/computer memory system.
  • 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: EP unit
  • 52 ranks. 3,167 pipes. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit 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: 4
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital 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 Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 18, 2013:

Updated through online information from dmenzies.

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

Database Manager on May 16, 2013:

Rebuilt console for the existing organ. Identified by Don Menzies, based on personal knowledge of the organ. --

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

Instrument Images:

Watercolor of Church Exterior by W. Alban Marsden, 1914: Photograph by Marilyn Thiessen, 2012, courtesy of Don Menzies.

Antiphonal 61 note En Chamade available on all four manuals: Photograph by Don Menzies. Taken on 2015-11-01

Church interior, console and organ facade 2012: Photograph by Don Menzies. Taken approx. 2012

Console 2012: Photograph by Don Menzies. Taken approx. 2012

Church exterior: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-03-28

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