Pipe Organ Database

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Breckels & Matthews (1906)

Location:

St. Mary Magdalene Anglican Church
477 Manning Ave.
Toronto, ON M6G 2V8 CA
Organ ID: 54348

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • 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 June 12, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 3 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on June 12, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on June 12, 2018.
Database Manager on February 16, 2015:

This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by James R. Stettner, based on information from A film about Healy Wiliam called "Man of Music" by the National Film Board of Canada.. -- This was Healy Willan's church from 1921 until his passing in 1968. He referred to the organ as the "Old Girl." The console was moved to the rear gallery in 1931 which was the beginning of tonal changes and additions to the organ. But the original console remains to this day.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console 3 August 2015.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: (2013) Photograph by Andrew Adair.

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