The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Residence: Sidney A. Beggs
Woburn, Massachusetts

OHS Database ID 23177.

Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition March 23, 2006.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Two manuals. 13 stops. 26 registers. 16 ranks. 947 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.


  • Identified through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    With player attachment; moved to Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts. (Database Manager. March 23, 2006)

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  • From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
    Woburn, Massachusetts
    Sidney A. Beggs Residence
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 570   1925
    2 manuals, 13 stops, 16 ranks
              MANUAL I
              Expression I
           8' Diapason            61
           8' Voix Celeste II    122
           8' Flute Celeste II   110
           4' Unda Maris II      122
           8' Harp (TC)
           4' Celesta
              Expression II
           8' Cello               61
           8' Chimney Flute       61
           4' Orchestral Flute    61
           8' French Horn         61
           8' Cornopean           61
           8' English Horn        61
           8' Clarinet            61
           8' Vox Humana          61
              MANUAL II
              (duplicate of Manual I)
          16' Bourdon             32
           8' Gedeckt             12
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-07-04]
  • Click Here From Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.