Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 2286, 1955)

Location:

Westdale United Church
99 North Oval
Hamilton, ON L8S 3Z2 CA
Organ ID: 53403

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Church of Canada
  • 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 August 10, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 27 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 25 stops. 29 registers.
Great, Swell, Choir and Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jeff Scofield on August 10, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 25
  • Registers: 29
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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.
  • 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 August 10, 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.
Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on August 10, 2020.

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