The OHS Pipe Organ Database

University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04473

Class Of 1944 Hall, Minsky Auditorium

OHS Database ID 23456.

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 October 3, 2007.
If you can assist us with information concerning the current condition of this organ, please use the form accessible through the "Update" button.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 7 stops. 9 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

This is a portable instrument and can be moved in its entirety. Traditional style console. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. No enclosed divisions. No combination action. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard.


  • Rebuild of Hook & Hastings Opus 1907 [or 1908], 1901. See the linked entries for more information. (James Cook. May 2, 2006)
  • Updated through on-line information from David Kroehler. -- The instrument primarily is used for accompaniment in our concerts and recitals with our University Orchestra and by itself. Fritz Noack's voicing produces a strong sound that maintains the integrity of each stop's timbre. (Database Manager. May 2, 2006)
  • Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. October 3, 2007)

Online Documents

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Related Database Entries

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