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Casavant Frères Ltd. (Opus 1106, 1925)

Location:

Residence: H. R. Austin
Martha's Vineyard
Beach Bluff, MA US
Organ ID: 7899

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 60 ranks. 3,607 pipes. 8 divisions. 4 manuals. 56 stops. 70 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 8
  • Stops: 56
  • Registers: 70
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 29, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

8 divisions. Aerial Organ in floor at front of church not operating. In 1990 the 2nd console in chancel was installed from Aeolian Skinner 1953, #1255, (3m-75st) from 1st Presbyterian, Fort Wayne, IN. Relocated to St. Matthew's R. C., Central Falls, RI.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photo from undocumented source.

Henry Austin at the console at his residence. A framed photo of George Audsley is on the console.: Photograph by Walter Bart, submitted by Kyle Genesse. Taken approx. 1928

Left stopjamb: Photograph from an archival source: Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 2018

Right stopjamb: Photograph from an archival source: Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 2018

Center console: Photograph from an archival source: Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 2018

Swell shoes: Photograph from an archival source: Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 2018

Console: Photograph from an archival source: Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 2018

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