Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant (Opus 1513, 1935)

Location:

St-Grégoire-le-Grand
4100, boul. de Port Royal
Bécancour, QC G9H 1Y9 CA
Organ ID: 55882

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • 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 December 30, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 19 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 17 stops. 17 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 December 30, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 17
  • Registers: 17
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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 roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • 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 Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on December 30, 2019.
Database Manager on August 06, 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.
Stoplist courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 31, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2008-07-17

Organ in rear gallery: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2017-09-16

Console: Photograph from an archival source: http://www.musiqueorguequebec.ca/, submitted by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2017-08-09

Church interior: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2017-09-16

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