Casavant Frères Ltée., Opus 3636, 1987

OHS Database ID 1.

Birmingham-Southern College
900 Arkadelphia Road
Birmingham Alabama 35254

Hill Music Building, Recital Hall

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The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.

The organ is in good condition and in regular use.

We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2010-09-24.

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Organ Façade; full height, diagonal view.. 1988-01-14
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2006-12-21
Organ Case. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2006-12-21

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The organ is in center chambers at the front of the room with visible façade pipes or case front. There are hinged doors that enclose keyboards. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 36 stops. 53 ranks. 2685 pipes. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Slider chests. Sliders moved by electric motors. Balanced mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Birmingham, Alabama
           Birmingham Southern College
           Hill Music Building Recital Hall
           Casavant   Op. 3636   1987   3/53
           Courtesy of Casavant Frères Archives
           Saint-Hyacnithe, Québec, Canada
           GRAND ORGUE                      RÉCIT
       16' Bourdon              58       8' Cor de nuit           58
        8' Montre               58       8' Viole de gambe        58
        8' Flûte à cheminée     58       8' Voix céleste (tc)     46 
        8' Flûte harmonique     46 *     4' Principal             58
        4' Prestant             58       4' Flûte octaviante      58
        2' Doublette            58       2' Octavin               58
           Cornet V (g)        195       2' Plein jeu V          290
    1 1/3' Fourniture IV       232      16' Basson (1-12 L/2)     58
        8' Trompette            58       8' Trompette harmonique  58
                                         8' Hautbois              58
                                         4' Clairon               58
        8' Montre               58          PÉDALE
        8' Bourdon              58      16' Soubasse              32
        4' Prestant             58       8' Octavebasse           32
        4' Flûte à fuseau       58       8' Flûte bouchée         32
    2 2/3' Nazard               58       4' Octave                32
        2' Quarte de nazard     58          Mixture IV           128
    1 3/5' Tierce               58      16' Bombarde              32
        1' Cymbale IV          232       8' Trompette             32
        8' Cromorne             58
        *  1-12 from Flûte à cheminée
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield March 08, 2010.]