Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant (Opus 1418, 1931)

Location:

Westminster United Church
1680 Dougall Avenue
Windsor, ON N8X 1S3 CA
Organ ID: 55566

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Church of Canada
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on July 22, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 31 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 28 stops. 32 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on July 22, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 28
  • Registers: 32
  • 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 Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on July 22, 2019.
Database Manager on July 23, 2019:

Tonal changes were made to 'brighten the sound' in 1988; the church was offered for sale - organ not included - in 2014.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on July 23, 2019.

Database Manager on July 23, 2015:

Identified through information in Casavant documents, courtesy of Simon Couture and Denis Blaine.

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 23, 2019.

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