Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 2108, 1952)

Location:

St. Paul's Anglican Church
1130 Jervis Street
Vancouver, BC V6E 2C7 CA
Organ ID: 53262

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on June 26, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 20 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 20 stops. 21 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Great, Swell and Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jeff Scofield on June 25, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 20
  • Registers: 21
  • 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: 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 June 25, 2020.
Jeff Scofield on June 25, 2020:

The contract was for rebuilding and a new console; this including converting the organ to electro-pneumatic and extending the Swell and Pedal compasses.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on June 25, 2020.

Database Manager on September 04, 2014:

Identified through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine. The tonal director was Stephen Stoot. The cost was $6,600.00.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Copied from the factory specifications dated October 22, 1951: Open In New Tab Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church interior: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-02-19

Chancel and facade pipes: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-10-03

Facade pipes: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-02-03

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