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Chandos G. Dix

Location:

St. Augustine Catholic Church
2028 W 7th Avenue
Vancouver, BC V6J 1T4 CA
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 70890

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on May 01, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • 31 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals.
Gallery:
  • Built by Chandos G. Dix
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • 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 with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on May 01, 2022.
Jim Stettner on May 01, 2022:

This entry represents the first installation of a new organ. Identified from a 1950's photo album by William J. Bunch.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on May 01, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior; facade: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1932

Church interior with rear gallery and twin organ facades: Photograph by William J. Bunch, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. 1950's

Organ console: Photograph by William J. Bunch, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. 1950's

Console: Photograph by William J. Bunch, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. 1950's

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