Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant (Opus 1677, 1941)

Location:

Hulse & English Funeral Home
75 Church Street
St. Catharines, ON L2R 3C7 CA
Organ ID: 53611

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Mortuaries, Funeral Homes, and Cemetery Chapels
  • 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 Database Manager on July 24, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP unit
  • 3 ranks. 219 pipes. 2 manuals. 22 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP unit chests
  • Position: In side 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 July 24, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 22
  • 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 a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on July 24, 2019.
Database Manager on July 24, 2019:

Updated by Andrew Henderson, who has heard or played the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on July 25, 2019.

Database Manager on September 14, 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 taken from the console: Open In New Tab Original document from Andrew Henderson. Originally published 2019-07-23
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on July 23, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Andrew Henderson. Taken on 2019-07-16

Chapel Interior: Photograph by Andrew Henderson. Taken on 2019-07-16

Chapel Interior: Photograph by Andrew Henderson. Taken on 2019-07-16

Casework: Photograph by Andrew Henderson. Taken on 2019-07-16

Console: Photograph by Andrew Henderson. Taken on 2019-07-16

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