Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Wm. Hill & Sons and Norman & Beard Ltd. (1954)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 549, 1914)

Location:

St. Andrew's United Church
60 Athabasca St E
Moose Jaw, SK S6H 0X5 CA
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 67588

Update This Entry

Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Church of Canada
  • The organ is no longer extant; destroyed.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from The Zach on February 15, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 56 ranks. 6 divisions. 5 manuals. 51 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Wm. Hill & Sons and Norman & Beard Ltd.
We received the most recent update for this division from The Zach on February 15, 2021.
Console:
  • Built by Wm. Hill & Sons and Norman & Beard Ltd.
  • Manuals: 5
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 51
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • 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 The Zach on February 15, 2021.
The Zach on February 15, 2021:

Rebuild of existing Casavant organ with tonal additions and new 5 manual console. Destroyed by fire on December 15, 1963.

We received the most recent update for this note from The Zach on February 15, 2021.
Copied from dedication program: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from The Zach on February 15, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph from an archival source: Dedication Brochure, submitted by The Zach. Taken approx. 1954

Church on fire: Photograph from an archival source: Moose Jaw Public Library, submitted by The Zach. Taken on 1963-12-15

Aftermath of fire: Photograph from an archival source: Moose Jaw Public Library, submitted by The Zach. Taken approx. After December 15, 1963

Aftermath of fire: Photograph from an archival source: Moose Jaw Public Library, submitted by The Zach. Taken approx. After December 15, 1963

This instrument has been viewed 326 times.