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Casavant (2020)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 3338, 1977)

Location:

Varnus Hall
75 Brooklyn Shore Road
Brooklyn, NS B0J 1H0 CA
Concert Hall
Organ ID: 68247

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • 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 Xaver Varnus on February 11, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • 24 ranks.
Jim Stettner on February 11, 2022:

The building which has become Varnus Hall is the former Pilgrim United Church. Installation is in the front of the hall of the former sanctuary.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on February 11, 2022.
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We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Xaver Varnus on February 11, 2022.
  • Organist Purchases Truro (NS) Organ - News article about Varnus and his purchase of the Casavant from First Baptist, Truro. Article mentions "nearly 3000 pipes" so this could mean that extra pipes were added to the organ.

Instrument Images:

The Casavant Organ of Varnus Hall in Brooklyn, Nova Scotia: Photograph by Xaver Varnus. Taken on 2021-09-10

Console of the organ of Varnus Hall: Photograph by Xaver Varnus. Taken on 2021-09-04

Varnus Hall: Photograph by Xaver Varnus. Taken on 2021-10-08

Varnus Hall Extrerior: Photograph by Xaver Varnus. Taken on 2021-10-08

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