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St. James United Church
463 Saint-Catherine Street West
Montréal, Québec H3B 1B1 Canada

OHS Database ID 50317.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 8, 2017.


Technical Details

Four manuals. 54 stops. 64 registers. 62 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from T. Daniel Hancock. -- Listed in "Recent Installations," (The American Organist, Vol. 46, No. 9 [September 2012], p. 103) as a IV/62 electro-pneumatic organ of unidentified make having been restored by Letourneau. (Database Manager. September 7, 2012)
  • Updated through online information from T. Daniel Hancock. (Database Manager. September 17, 2012)
  • Updated through online information from Andrew Whitford Holey. (Database Manager. March 17, 2016)

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Bibliography

  • [Unattributed]. "Pipework," The American Organist (Vol. 46, No. 9 [September 2012], p. 33). [notice of installation commencement for restoration project, part of the restoration of the 1846 Renwick building.]

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  • Typed specification. Source: from The Diapason, January 2014, and www.musiqueorguequebec.ca website

  • Montréal, Québec, Canada
    St. James United Church
    
    Orgues Létourneau Ltée.   2012            4 manuals, 64 registers, 54 stops, 62 ranks
    _____________________________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN                                 SWELL ORGAN
         16' Double Diapason          68             16' Lieblich Bourdon        68
          8' Diapason I               68              8' Open Diapason           68
          8' Diapason II              68              8' Harmonic Flute          68
          8' Gemshorn                 68              8' Lieblich Gedackt        68
          8' Hohl Flute               68              8' Viola da Gamba          68
          8' Rohr Flute               68              8' Voix Celeste            68
          4' Principal                68              8' Viola Ætheria           68
          4' Flute                    68              4' Octave                  68
      2 2/3' Twelfth                  61              4' Flute                   68
          2' Fifteenth                61              2' Flautino                61
      2 2/3' Mixture IV-V            293 *        1 1/3' Mixture III            183
          1' Mixture III             183 *           16' Bassoon                 68
         16' Contra Fagotto           68              8' Cornopean               68
          8' Trumpet                  68              8' Oboe                    68
          4' Clarion                  68              8' Vox Humana              68 *
             Chimes (Ch)                              4' Clarion                 68
             Great 16                                    Tremulant
             Unison Off                                  Harp (Ch)
             Great 4                                     Chimes (Ch)
                                                         Swell 16
             CHOIR ORGAN                                 Unison Off
         16' Lieblich Gedackt         68                 Swell 4
          8' Gamba                    68
          8' Spitz Flute              68                 PEDAL ORGAN
          8' Lieblich Flute           68             32' Acoustic Bass (10 2/3') 12 *
          8' Flute Celeste            68             16' Open Diapason           44
          8' Dulciana                 68             16' Violone                 44 *
          4' Flute Octaviante         68             16' Bourdon                 56
      2 2/3' Nazard                   61 *           16' Gemshorn (ext Gt)       12
          2' Piccolo                  61             16' Lieblich Bourdon (Sw)   --
      1 3/5' Tierce                   61              8' Bass Flute (fr. Open)   --
          8' Clarinet                 68              8' Viola (fr. Violone)     --
             Tremulant                                8' Stopped Flute (fr. Bdn) -- *
          8' Tuba (So)                --              4' Flute (fr. Bdn)         -- *
             Harp                     61 bars        32' Bombarde (ext Tbn)      12 *
             Chimes                   20 tubes       16' Trombone                44
             Choir 16                                16' Bassoon (Sw)            --
             Unison Off                               8' Trumpet (fr. Tbn)       --
             Choir 4                                     Great Reeds on Pedal
             Great Reeds on Choir
    
             SOLO ORGAN                                  COUPLERS
          8' Stentorphone             68                 Great to Pedal        8  4
          8' Doppel Flute             68                 Swell to Pedal        8  4
          8' German Gamba             68                 Choir to Pedal        8  4
          8' Concert Flute            68                 Solo to Pedal         8  4
          4' Violina                  68 *               Swell to Great    16  8  4
          8' Cor Anglais (free reed)  68                 Choir to Great    16  8  4
          8' Orchestral Oboe          68                 Solo to Great     16  8  4
             Tremulant                                   Swell to Choir    16  8  4
          8' Tuba (10" wind)          68                 Solo to Choir     16  8  4
             Harp (Ch)                                   Great to Solo         8
             Chimes (Ch)                                 Swell to Solo         8
             Solo 16                                     Choir to Solo         8
             Unison Off
             Solo 4
    
          *  new stop, 2012
    
             ADJUSTABLE COMBINATIONS (256 levels)        ACCESSORIES
             Generals    10                              All Swells to Swell
             Great        8                              Gt/Ch Manual Transfer
             Swell        8                              Piston Sequencer
             Choir        8
             Solo         6                              EXPRESSION
             Pedal        8                              Balanced Pedal - Swell
                                                         Balanced Pedal - Choir
             Full Organ                                  Balanced Pedal - Solo
                                                         Crescendo Pedal
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-08-08]
    
    
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