Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères (Opus 1454, 1932)

Location:

St. Joseph's Catholic Church
151 Laurier Avenue East
Ottawa, ON K1N 6N8 CA
Organ ID: 53512

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Tom Fagan on February 07, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 29 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 27 stops. 30 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 July 29, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 27
  • Registers: 30
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to 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.
  • 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 July 29, 2019.
Database Manager on September 09, 2014:

Identified through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine. The cost was "$ 11,400.00".

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 July 30, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Pipework in gallery : Photograph by Tom Fagan. Taken on 2020-11-25

Console : Photograph by Tom Fagan. Taken on 2020-11-30

Pipework: Photograph from an archival source: Sylvain Brisson, submitted by Tom Fagan. Taken on 2020-10-19

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