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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 2494, 1958)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 306, 1908)

Location:

Macdonald College
21 275, rue Lakeshore Road
Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC H9X 3L9 CA
Assembly Hall
Organ ID: 66366

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on October 07, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 37 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 34 stops. 36 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 October 07, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 34
  • Registers: 36
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • 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 October 07, 2020.
Jeff Scofield on October 07, 2020:

Installed in 1908 as 3/35 Casavant Op. 306; overhauled by Casavant in 1952 and reeds revoiced; new console in 1958 as Casavant Op. 2494; in 1968, Casavant replaced the Great Twelfth and Fifteenth and added a IV Mixture; the building became part of the McGill University Macdonald campus in 1965; it was then leased then sold to John Abbott College in 1971; the Assembly Hall has been repurposed and the organ removed.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on October 07, 2020.
Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on October 07, 2020.

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