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Casavant Frères (Opus 1083, 2016)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 1083, 1925)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
125 N. Meeting St.
Statesville, NC 28677 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 59639

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 35 ranks. 2,077 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 30 stops. 39 registers.
All:
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 30
  • Registers: 39
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 06, 2016:

From Joby Bell: Oldest Casavant in North Carolina. Organ in continuous use since installation. Austin console added ca. 1971. Façade removed and wooden grillwork installed ca. 2000 during building renovation and chancel enlargement; rebuild, new console and tonal changes by Casavant in 2016.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 11, 2019.

Database Manager on November 06, 2016:

The photos were taken on the first day that factory finishers had begun their work.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist courtesy of Casavant Frères
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-10-25

Chance and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-10-25

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-10-25

Church Exterior: (side) Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-10-25

Church Exterior: (front) Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-10-25

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