Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant (Opus 1256, 1928)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 1256, 1928)

Location:

Central Presbyterian Church
7 Queen's Square
Galt, ON N1S 1H4 CA
Organ ID: 53383

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on April 08, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 50 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 35 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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 April 08, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 35
  • 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.
  • 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
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on April 08, 2019.
Database Manager on November 20, 2018:

Updated by Paul A. Walrath, who has heard or played the organ.

Number of pipe ranks was determined by my looking at the stoplist. My count may be off if there is duplication that isn\'t indicated by the stop\'s name.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Database Manager on September 06, 2014:

Identified through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist taken from console: Open In New Tab Original document from Paul A. Walrath. Originally published 2018-09-25
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Instrument Images:

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Paul A. Walrath. Taken on 2018-09-15

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Paul A. Walrath. Taken on 2018-09-15

Church Exterior: Photograph by Paul A. Walrath. Taken on 2018-09-15

Church Exterior: Photograph by Paul A. Walrath. Taken on 2018-09-15

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Paul A. Walrath. Taken on 2015-09-15

Console: Photograph by Paul A. Walrath. Taken on 2015-09-15

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