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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 has been destroyed and is no longer extant.

We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2016-09-28.

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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 chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console. 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 with EP pallets (Blackinton type). Sliders moved by electric motors.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs. Hitchdown couplers.


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