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St. Agatha's R.C. Church
432 Adams Street
East Milton, Massachusetts 01286

Lower Church

OHS Database ID 19625.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 16, 2005.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) unit chests.

Two manuals. 1 divisions. 3 stops. 18 registers. 3 ranks. 207 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 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.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. No combination action. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from Eric Anderson. -- According to the Kinzey/Lawn A-S Opus list this is one of the "3000 Series" unit organs. (Database Manager. November 16, 2005)

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Photographs

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Console and Organ Case. Photograph by John Roper 2019-07-01
Manuals. Photograph by John Roper 2019-07-01
Stop Tabs. Photograph by John Roper 2019-07-01
Pedalboard, Swell and Crescendo Pedals. Photograph by John Roper 2019-07-01
Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by John Roper 2019-07-01

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner. Source: Stoplist copied from July 2019 photos of the organ on the Database
    East Milton, Massachusetts
    St. Agatha's RC Church - Lower Church
    
    AEOLIAN-SKINNER ORGAN CO., Opus 3014, 1938 - “Original Specifications”
    
    
    GREAT (Expressive)               SWELL (Expressive)              PEDAL (Expressive)
       8     Diapason                   8     Viola                     16    Bourdon
       8     Viola                      8     Gedeckt                   8     Diapason
       8     Gedeckt                    4     Viola                     8     Gedeckt
       4     Octave                     4     Flute                     4     Viola
       4     Viola                      2-2/3 Nazard                    4     Flute
       2-2/3 Nazard                     2     Piccolo
       2     Fifteenth                        Tremolo
    
    
    STOP / RANK / PIE ANALYSIS
       16    Bourdon                  (Ped)   12   Extension of the 8 Gedeckt.
       8     Diapason              (Gt/Ped)   61
       8     Viola                  (Sw/Gt)   49   1-12 from the Gedeckt unit.
       8     Gedeckt            (Sw/Gt/Ped)   61
       4     Octave                    (Gt)   –-   From the 8 Diapason. Top 8ve repeats.
       4     Viola              (Sw/Gt/Ped)   12   Extension of the 8 Viola.
       4     Flute                 (Sw/Ped)   12   Extension of the 8 Gedeckt.
       2 2/3 Nazard                 (Sw/Gt)   --   From the Gedeckt unit.
       2     Fifteenth                 (Gt)   –-   From the Viola unit. Top 8ve repeats.
       2     Piccolo                   (Sw)   --   From the Gedeckt unit. Top 8ve repeats. 
             Tremolo                   (Sw)        Affects the entire instrument.
    
    
    PIPE SUMMARY
    
       Bourdon/Gedeckt                  Diapason                        Viola
       85 pipes                         61 pipes                        61 pipes
    
    
    ACTION: E-P unit        VOICES: 3        STOPS: 18        RANKS: 3        PIPES: 207
    
    
    NOTES
    This is one of Aeolian-Skinner's stock model 3000 Series organs. It is original and
    was restored in 2006. The organ is free-standing and encased. The keydesk is attached.
    Stops are as rocker tablets over the Swell keys. The facade is wood with cloth grilles,
    and a small dummy facade of 9 gold pipes in the center. The organ has been moved from
    the back to the front.
    
    Sources: A-S opus list; OHS Database; OHS Database photos
    
    St. Agatha's R.C. Church – Lower Church
    432 Adams Street
    East Milton, MA. 01286
    
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from James R. Stettner. Source: Stoplist copied from July 2019 photos of the organ on the Database Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.