Casavant Frères Ltée., Opus 1367, 1930

OHS Database ID 8726.


Metropolitan United
Toronto, Ontario Canada

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 2010-12-24.

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The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

5 manuals. 8 divisions. 109 stops. 119 ranks.

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

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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    Metropolitan United Church 
    Toronto, Canada     Casavant 1930/98 (largest pipe-organ in Canada) 
    Great Organ  FT Pipes 
    1 Contra Bourdon (tenor C) 145 32 56 
    2 Double Open Diapason 148 16 68 
    3 Bourdon 142 16 68 
    4 Open Diapason I 147 8 68 
    5 Open Diapason II 141 8 68 
    6 Open Diapason 144 8 68 
    7 Violon Diapason 139 8 68 
    8 Hohl Flute 146 8 68 
    9 Doppel Flute 140 8 68 
    10 Stopped Diapason 142 8 68 
    11 Quint 138 5 1/3 68 
    12 Octave 134 4 68 
    13 Principal 128 4 68 
    14 Flute Harmonique 131 4 68 
    15 Flute d’Amour 125 4 68 
    16 Twelfth 133 2 2/3 68 
    17 Fifteenth 127 2 68 
    18 Mixture 130 III 204 
    19 Harmonics 124 V 340 
    20 Contra Tromba 132 16 68 
    21 Tromba 126 8 68 
    22 Posaune 129 8 68 
    23 Octave Tromba 123 4 68 
     Harp from Choir (inoperable) 151   
         
     Swell    
    24 Contra Geigen 53 16 68 
    25 Lieblich Bourdon 44 16 68 
    26 Open Diapason 57 8 68 
    27 Geigen Principal 50 8 68 
    28 Lieblich Gedeckt 56 8 68 
    29 Viola di Gamba 61 8 68 
    30 Salicional 45 8 68 
    31 Voix Celeste 51 8 68 
    32 Aeoline 58 8 68 
    33 Octave 46 4 6834 Flauto Traverso 62 4 68 
    35 Super Octave 52 2 61 
    36 Mixture 59 IV 272 
    37 Cornet 47 IV 340 
    38 Double Trumpet 49 16 68 
    39 Trumpet 64 8 68 
    40 Clarion 55 4 68 
    41 Oboe 54 8 68 
    42 Vox Humana 63 8 68 
     Harp from Choir (inoperable) 48   
     Tremulant 60   
         
         
     Choir Organ  FT Pipes 
    43 Conta Viola 36 16 68 
    44 Open Diapason 26 8 68 
    45 Gamba 39 8 68 
    46 Melodia 31 8 68 
    47 Quintadena 37 8 68 
    48 Spitz Flute 25 8 68 
    49 Flute Celeste 30 8 68 
    50 Dulciana 40 8 68 
    51 Unda Maris 35 8 68 
    52 Dulcet 24 8 68 
    53 Lieblich Flute 41 4 68 
    54 Nazard 29 2 2/3 68 
    55 Harmonic Piccolo 34 2 61 
    56 Tierce 23 1 3/5 61 
    57 Dulciana Mixture 42 IV 272 
    58 Contra Fagotto 28 16 68 
    59 Clarinet 43 8 68 
    60 Trumpet 33 8 68 
    61 Clarion 22 4 68 
    62 Harp 61 bars (inoperable) 32   
     Harp sub 38   
     Tremulant 27   
         
     Orchestral Organ  FT Pipes 
    63 Contra Gamba 16 16 68
    64 Gross Gamba 5 8 68 
    65 Gamba Celeste 10 8 68 
    66 Gross Flute 21 8 68 
    67 Rohr Flute 15 8 68 
    68 Viole d"Orchestre 4 8 68 
    69 Viole Celeste 2 rks 9 8 136 
    70 Fugara 20 4 68 
    71 Concert Flute 14 4 68 
    72 Cornet de Violes 3 III 204 
    73 Bassoon 19 16 68 
    74 French Horn 8 8 68 
    75 Orchestral Oboe 13 8 68 
    76 Cor Anglais 2 8 68 
    77 Corno di Bassetto 18 8 68 
    78 Trombone 7 16 68 
    79 Orchestral Trumpet 12 8 68 
    80 Tuba Sonora 1 8 68 
    81 Octave Tuba 17 4 68 
     Harp from Choir (inoperable) 11   
     Tremulant 6   
         
     Bombarde Organ  FT Pipes 
    82 Stentorphone 122 8 61 
    83 Mixture 119 VII 427 
    84 Tuba Magna 121 16 61 
    85 Tuba Mirabilis 118 8 61 
    86 Quint Horn 120 5 1/3 61 
    87 Tuba Clarion 117 4 61 
     
     
    Pedal Organ    
    88 Double Open Diapason 161 32 12 
    89 Open Diapason 164 16 32 
    90 Open Diapason II (20 from no 88) 156 16 12 
    91 Violone 166 16 32 
    92 Gamba (from no 63) 157 16  
    93 Bourdon I 163 16 32 
    94 Bourdon II (from no 3) 150 16  
    95 Viola (from no 43) 165 16  
    97 Quint 162 10 2/3 32 
    98 Octave (20 from no89) 149 8 12 
    99 Cello (20 from no 91) 167 8 12 
    100 Stopped Flute (from no 93) 154 8 12 
    101 Still Gedeckt (from no 25) 160 8  
    102 Octave Quint (20 from no 97) 137 5 1/3 12 
    103 Superoctave (from no 98) 168 4 12 
    104 Mixture 153 IV 128 
    105 Contra Bombarde 159 32 32 
    106 Bombarde (20 from no 105) 136 16 12 
    107 Trombone (from no 78) 169 8  
    108 Bassoon (from no 73) 152 16  
    109 Tromba (20 from no 107) 158 8 12 
    110 Clarion (20 from no 109) 135 4 12 
     
     Antiphonal    
    111 Open Diapason 192 8 61 
    112 Principal 193 4 61 
    113 Hooded Trumpet 188 8 61 
     
     Echo    
    114 Chimney Flute 175 8 61 
    115 Viola di Gamba 181 8 54 
    116 Flute 182 4 61 
     Tremolo 176   
     Zimbelstern 174   
     
     Echo Pedal    
    117 Bourdon 180 16 12 
    118 Octavebass 191 8 22 
     
     Couplers Echo/Antiphonal    
     Antiphonal to Pedal 178   
     Pedal Main Off 183   
     Echo to Pedal 170   
     Antiphonal to Great 185   
     Echo to Great 172   
     Great Main Off 
    Antiphonal to Choir 184   
     Echo to Choir 171   
     Choir main off 189   
         
     Couplers (Main)    
     Great to Pedal 79   
     Orchestral to Ch Unison 106   
     Swell to Pedal 80   
     Orchestral to Choir Sub 105   
     Choir to Pedal 81   
     Orchestral to Choir super 107   
     Orchestral to Pedal 82   
     Great Super 96   
     Bombarde to Pedal 83   
     Swell Sub 100   
     Swell to Pedal Super 84   
     Swell Super 101   
     Bombarde to Pedal super 85   
     Choir Sub 109   
     Swell to Great Super 88   
     Super Choir Super 110   
     Swell to Great Unison 87   
     Orchestral Super 112   
     Swell to Great Sub 86   
     Bombarde to Great Unison 95   
     Bombarde to Choir Unison 108   
     Swell to Choir Unison 103   
     Pedal combination coupler for 
    Swell 113   
     Swell to Choir Sub 102   
     Pedal combination coupler for 
    Great 114   
     Swell to Choir Super 104   
     Orchestral to Great Unison 93   
     Orchestral to Great Sub 92   
     Orchestral to Great Super 94   
     Orchestral to Swell Unison 98   
     Orchestral to Swell Sub 97   
     Orchestral to Swell Super 99 
    Pistons 
    Great/Pedal 8 
    Swell/Pedal 8 
    Choir 8 
    Orchestral 8 
    Bombarde 3 
    Pedal 8 
    Generals (foot) 8 
    Generals (toe) 8 
     
    Reversibles 
    Great to Pedal (thumb) 
    Great to Pedal (foot) 
    Swell to Pedal 
    Choir to Pedal 
    Orchestral to Pedal 
    Bombarde to Pedal 
    Swell to Great 
    Choir to Great 
    Orchestral to Great 
    Swell to Choir 
    Great-and-Pedal Combination coupler on Great key 
    cheeks 
    Swell-and-Pedal Combination coupler on Swell key 
    cheeks 
    Full Organ (foot) 
    Pedal division (thumb) 
     
    Indicators 
    Crescendo 
    Full Organ 
    Wind 
    200 Memory Levels; Swell boxes programmable; MIDI playback; Thumb and toe generals do not 
    automatically duplicate 
    Antiphonal and Echo divisions are floating – playable on the Great and Choir manuals only. 
    Console is movable to the centre of the Chancel.
    
     [Received from Glen Mounk 2012-11-13.]