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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 2255, 1954)

Originally Karn-Morris Piano & Organ Co. (1909)

Location:

Trinity United Church
220 Richmond Street
Charlottetown, PE C1A 1J5 CA
Organ ID: 55580

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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 good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on February 09, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 47 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 42 stops. 47 registers.
Great, Swell, Choir and Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jeff Scofield on August 04, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 42
  • Registers: 47
  • 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.
  • 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
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on August 04, 2020.
Jeff Scofield on August 04, 2020:

Clifton United Church merged into Trinity in 1962; the organ retained the case and 26 ranks from the 1909 Karn-Morris organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on August 04, 2020.

Database Manager on July 25, 2015:

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.
Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on February 09, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Church interior and organ case: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-04-04

Chancel and organ case: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2020-04-20

Organ Case: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-04-13

Console: Photograph by Church website, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

Church interior to rear: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-04-18

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-04-18

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