Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 1217, 1927)

Location:

Basilique Notre-Dame-de-Québec
16, rue Buade
Québec, QC G1R 4A1 CA
Organ ID: 56907

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on February 07, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 75 ranks. 4 manuals. 67 stops. 68 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on February 07, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 67
  • Registers: 68
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on February 07, 2019.
Database Manager on November 13, 2017:

The stoplist was drawn up by Charles Chapais from Casavant in collaboration with the organist, Henri Gagnon. It reflects the North American aesthetic style in vogue at that time. The instrument was inaugurated in a concert given by Henri Gagnon and Charles-Marie Courboin on November 8th, 1927.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on November 13, 2017:

In 1974, Bernard Cavelier of Buffalo, New York, was contracted to clean and repair the organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 06, 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.
from musiqueorguesquebec.ca website: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ at the time of the installation: Photograph from an archival source: musiqueorguequebec.ca, submitted by Stephen St Denis. Taken on 1927-11-08

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