Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Casavant (Opus 1778, 1945)

Location:

Soeurs Grises
9 Bruyère St.
Ottawa, ON K1N 5C9 CA
Chapelle
Organ ID: 53500

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Convents, Monasteries, and the like
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on March 28, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 38 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 33 stops. 35 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Exposed pipes or case front visible in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on March 28, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 33
  • Registers: 35
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on March 28, 2020.
None on April 09, 2020:

New Mixtures for Grand Orgue and Recit, as well as a Larigot for the Positif, added in 1976; returned to Casavant for restoration in 1991 and reinstalled in the newly-restored chapel; console rebuilt bu Baumgarten, Brisson in 2001.

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

Database Manager on September 09, 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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