Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant (Opus 1731, 1943)

Location:

Park Street United Church
12 Dufferin Avenue
Chatham, ON N7M 4W5 CA
Organ ID: 53363

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Church of Canada
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on March 19, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 33 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 31 stops. 35 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on March 19, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 31
  • Registers: 35
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on March 19, 2020.
None on April 09, 2020:

The contract was for a new console for the existing organ, as well as a thorough renovation; replaced in 1977 by a Gabriel Kney 2/19 mechanical-action organ; the church closed in 2007 and was sold to a developer; the Kney went to St. John the Evangelist in Kitchener, Ontario.

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

Database Manager on September 06, 2014:

Identified 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.
Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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