Casavant Frères Ltée., Opus 1312, 1929

OHS Database ID 46588.


Royal York Hotel
100 Front St. W.
Toronto, Ontario M5J 1E3 Canada

Concert Hall

This organ is no longer whole; parts were dispersed, and some may have been re-used in a different installation.

We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2014-05-05.

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Photographs

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Hotel Exterior. Photo courtesy of Casavant Frères 1929-06-01
Claver Casavant at the Console. Photo courtesy of Casavant Frères 1929-06-01
Auditorium Interior. Photo courtesy of Casavant Frères 1929-06-01
Console. Photo courtesy of Casavant Frères 1929-06-01

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The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

5 manuals. 6 divisions. 99 stops. 84 registers. 111 ranks. 7304 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

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

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           Toronto, Ontario
           Royal York Hotel
    
           Casavant   Op. 1312   1929   5/111
    
           Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
    
           GREAT                             SWELL
       16' Double Open Diapason 68       16' Contra Geigen 68
       16' Contra Clarabella 68          16' Bourdon 68
        8' Open Diapason I 68             8' Open Diapason 68
        8' Open Diapason II 68            8' Geigen 68
        8' Open Diapason III 68           8' Clarabella 68
        8' Hohlflöte 68                   8' Stopped Diapason 68
        8' Rohrflöte 68                   8' Viola da Gamba 68
    5 1/3' Quint 68                       8' Salicional 68
        4' Octave 68                      8' Voix céleste 68
        4' Principal 68                   4' Octave 68
        4' Flûte harmonique 68            4' Flauto Traverso 68
        4' Flûte d'Amour 68               2' Superoctave 61
    2 2/3' Twelfth 68                     V  Cornet 340
        2' Fifteenth 61                  IV  Mixture 272
      III  Mixture 204                   16' Double Trumpet 68 (hp)
        V  Harmonics 340                  8' Trumpet (hp)
       16' Contra Tromba 68 (hp)          8' Oboe 68
        8' Tromba 68 (hp)                 8' Vox Humana 68
        4' Octave Tromba 68 (hp)          4' Clarion (hp)
           Super                             Tremulant
           Chimes OR                         Sub
           Harp OR                           Super
                                             Chimes OR
           CHOIR                             Harp OR
       16' Contra Dulciana 68
        8' Open Diapason 68                  BOMBARDE
        8' Melodia 68                     8' Stentorphone 68
        8' Spitzflöte 68                VII  Mixture 476
        8' Flûte céleste 68              16' Trombone 68
        8' Dulciana 68                    8' Trompette harmonique 68
        8' Unda Maris 68                  8' Tuba Sonora 68
        4' Dulcet 68                  5 1/3' Quint Horn 68
        4' Lieblichflöte 68               4' Octave Tuba 68
    2 2/3' Nazard 68                         Super
        2' Harmonic Piccolo 61            8' Tuba Mirabilis (unenclosed)
    1 3/5' Tierce 61
       IV  Dulciana Mixture 272              PEDAL
       16' Contra Fagotto 68             32' Double Open Diapason 12
        8' Trumpet 68                       (7 acoustic, 5 open)
        8' Clarinet 68                   16' Open Diapason 1 32 (w)
        4' Clarion 68                    16' Open Diapason 2 GT (m)
           Tremulant                     16' Open Diapason 3 GT (w)
           Sub                           16' Bourdon 32
           Super                         16' Violone 32
           Chimes OR                     16' Gamba OR
           Harp OR                       16' Gedeckt SW
                                         16' Dulciana CH
           ORCHESTRAL                10 2/3' Quint 32
       16' Contra Gamba 68                8' Octave 12
        8' Grossflöte 68                  8' Stopped Flute 12
        8' Gross Gamba 68                 8' Cello 12
        8' Gamba céleste 68           5 1/3' Octave Quint 12
        8' Viole d'Orchestre 68           4' Superoctave 12
        8' Viole céleste 68              IV  Mixture 128
        8' Quintadena 68                 32' Contra Bombarde 32
        4' Octave Viol 68                16' Bombarde 12
        4' Concert Flute 68              16' Trombone BO
      III  Cornet de Violes 204          16' Bassoon OR
       16' Bassoon 68                     8' Tromba 12
        8' Cor Anglais 68                 4' Clarion 12
        8' French Horn 68                    Chimes OR
        8' Orchestral Oboe 68                Bass Drum
           Tremulant                         Snare Drum
           Sub                               Tympany
           Super                             Tympany Roll
           Chimes 25 (class A)               Chimes OR
           Harp 61
           Harp Sub
           Xylophone 37
           Castanets 37
    
    [Received on line from Jeff Scofield March 20, 2010.]