EXCITING RECITALS ON THE HISTORIC KILGEN ORGAN AT OUR LADY OF REFUGE, BROOKLYN

Casavant Frères Ltée., Opus 489, 1912

OHS Database ID 34230.


St. Anthony Of Padua R. C. Church
1359 Acushnet Ave.
New Bedford, Massachusetts 02745

Church

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.

The organ is in good condition and in regular use.

We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2012-07-16.

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Photographs

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Pipe Facade and Console. Photograph courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives 1912-10-12
Nave, Gallery, and Pipe Facade. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2004-09-24
Keydesk. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2004-09-24
Choeur Pedal Pipes. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2004-09-24
Altar and Choeur Pipe Facade. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2004-09-24
Balcony and Organ Case. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2004-05-10
Builder's Nameplate and Coupler Rocking Tablets. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 2004-05-10

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The organ is in gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 56 stops. 50 registers. 58 ranks. 3515 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

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