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Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 1239, 1928)

Location:

St. Joseph Church, Holy Family Parish
35 Hamilton Street
Worcester, MA 01604 US
Church
Organ ID: 9135

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP ventil
  • 28 ranks. 1,826 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 39 stops. 26 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 39
  • Registers: 26
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe 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 January 03, 2011:

Updated through online information from Stephen St. Denis.

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

Database Manager on December 06, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on September 04, 2005:

Online update from Judith A. Ollikkala -- Organ under restoration, being used

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 1998

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ case in the rear gallery: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2009-04-18

Console: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2011-04-29

Church Exterior: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2013-09-22

Organ case in rear gallery: Photograph by Stephen St.Denis. Taken on 2009-04-18

Nameplate: Photograph by Digital Camera. Taken on 2011-09-01

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Digital Camera. Taken on 2011-04-29

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Digital Camera. Taken on 2011-04-29

Recit pipework: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2014-03-10

Grand Orgue pipework: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2020-10-28

Church interior: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2020-03-15

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