Pipe Organ Database

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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 2270, 1955)

Location:

St. John the Baptist Basilica R. C.
200 Military Rd.
St. John's, NL A1C 5M3 CA
Sanctuary organ
Organ ID: 8637

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • 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 Jeff Scofield on August 06, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 14 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 15 stops. 15 registers.
Great, Swell and Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jeff Scofield on August 06, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 15
  • Registers: 15
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • 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 Jeff Scofield on August 06, 2020.
Database Manager on October 04, 2011:

Updated through online information from David Drinkell. -- Your account is accurate, except that the Sanctuary organ is playable from its own console as well as from the main gallery console.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1997

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

[Playable only from gallery console?]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on August 06, 2020.

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