Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 3025, 1969)

Location:

Wheaton College
26 E. Main Street
Norton, MA 02766 US
Cole Memorial Chapel
Organ ID: 6164

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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: Slider
  • 53 ranks. 2,596 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 39 stops. 39 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 39
  • Registers: 39
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • 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 Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 17, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- In 1976, Casavant replaced the 1969 solid-state combination action with a setter board combination system installed in drawers located underneath the stop jambs on both sides of the keyboards.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1996.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Gen. combinations. Designed by L. I. Phelps. Ded. 7 Dec. 1969 by Donald Willing.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Exterior of Cole Memorial Chapel - Wheaton College: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2018-11-11

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2018-11-11

Organ case: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2018-11-11

Chapel interior and organ case: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2018-11-11

Console: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2018-11-11

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