Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Owner

Originally Charles F. Chadwick

Location:

Residence: Stephen van de Burgt
Agassiz, BC V0M 1A4 CA
Organ ID: 71017

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on May 17, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider, Information unknown or not applicable
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Charles F. Chadwick
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 17, 2022.

Swell:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Charles F. Chadwick
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 17, 2022.

Pedal:
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Charles F. Chadwick
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 17, 2022.
Main:
  • Built by Charles F. Chadwick
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Stephen van de Burgt on May 17, 2022.
Jim Stettner on May 17, 2022:

This entry represents the installation of a used, tonally altered, and much traveled organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on May 17, 2022.
Taken from organ: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Stephen van de Burgt on May 16, 2022.
Drawings: Open In New Tab Section and plan drawings prepared by CJ Buma on March 27, 1989.
Document created on 1989-03-27
We received the most recent update for this document from Stephen van de Burgt on May 16, 2022.

The Tracker, Vol. X No. 1, Fall 1965: Open In New Tab The organ is listed on page 4, The List of Alberta, No. 10.
Document created on 1965-10-01
We received the most recent update for this document from Stephen van de Burgt on May 16, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Façade with keydesk cover open: Photograph by Stephen van de Burgt. Taken on 2022-05-16

Façade with keydesk cover closed: Photograph by Stephen van de Burgt. Taken on 2022-05-16

Keydesk: Photograph by Stephen van de Burgt. Taken on 2022-05-16

Keydesk with pedalboard and bench: Photograph by Stephen van de Burgt. Taken on 2022-05-16

Righthand stop-jamb showing stops for Great and Pedal divisions: Photograph by Stephen van de Burgt. Taken on 2022-05-16

Lefthand stop-jamb showing stops for Swell and Couplers: Photograph by Stephen van de Burgt. Taken on 2022-05-16

Nameplate: Photograph by Stephen van de Burgt. Taken on 2022-05-16

Pipes on the Swell chest: Photograph by Stephen van de Burgt. Taken on 2022-05-16

Pipes on the Great chest: Photograph by Stephen van de Burgt. Taken on 2022-05-16

Dismantling the organ West End CRC in Edmonton. Photo from https://www.westendcrc.ca/1990/08/: Photograph from an archival source: Jack Toornstra, submitted by Stephen van de Burgt. Taken approx. 1990

Dismantling the organ, West End CRC in Edmonton. : Photograph from an archival source: Photo from https://www.westendcrc.ca/1990/08/, submitted by Stephen van de Burgt. Taken approx. 1990

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