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Casavant (Opus 807, 1919)

Location:

St. Andrew's United (Presbyterian) Church
Oshawa, ON CA
Organ ID: 53492

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Church of Canada
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on November 25, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 29 ranks. 1,887 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 27 stops. 30 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on November 25, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 27
  • Registers: 30
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • 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 Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on November 25, 2018.
Database Manager on November 25, 2018:

Rebuilt in 1946 as Casavant Op. 1811; in 1996, the congregation merged with Curtis United Church to become Faith United Church in nearby Courtice and the organ went with them; the church's website mentions the 1946 Casavant and has a photo of the 1946 console front and center in the choirloft.

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

Database Manager on September 09, 2014:

Identified through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine. The cost was $ 7,212.00.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Freres Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

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