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Methodist Church
246 Main St.
Wellfleet, Massachusetts

OHS Database ID 14971.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 9 stops. 11 registers. 9 ranks. 479 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified from company publications as edited and expanded in The Hook Opus List 1829-1935, ed. William T. Van Pelt (Organ Historical Society, 1991). (James Cook. February 28, 2005)
  • Updated thru information by James R. Stettner who has serviced the instrument. -- The organ has a unique Pedal Quint coupler. (James Stettner. October 3, 2019)

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner. Source: Andover Organ Co. files and stoplist copied from the console in June 1988
    Wellfleet, Massachusetts
    Methodist Church
    
    HOOK & HASTINGS CO., Opus 1838, 1899 - Original Specifications
    
    
    GREAT                                        COUPLERS (Drawknob)
       8   Open Diapason                61          Swell to Pedal
       8   Dulciana               (tc)  49          Great to Pedal
       8   Melodia                (tc)  49
       8   Stop'd Dia. Bass             12          Sw. to Gr. Unison
       4   Octave                       61          Sw. to Gr. at Octaves
    
                                                    Pedal Quint  [20 notes]
    SWELL (Expressive)
       8   Viola                  (tc)  49
       8   Stop'd Diapason        (tc)  49       FOOT TRUNDLES (Unlabeled)
       8   Unison Bass                  12          Gr. to Ped.                   (rev)
       4   Flute Harmonique             61
       8   Oboe                   (tc)  49
           Tremolo                               PEDAL MOVEMENTS
                                                    Swell Expression             (bal.)
    
    PEDAL
       16  Sub Bass                     27
    
    
    ACTION: Mech. Key & Stop      VOICES: 9      STOPS: 11      RANKS: 9      PIPES: 479
    
    
    NOTES
    
    
    Sources: H&H opus list; Andover Organ Co. files; JRS; extant, altered organ
    
    
    Methodist Church
    246 Main St.
    Wellfleet, MA. 02667
    (508) 349-7217                               Documented: June, 1988
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner. Source: Andover Organ Co. files and stoplist copied from the console in June 1988 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.