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The New Church (Swedenborgian)
4 Oxford Street
Fryeburg, Maine

OHS Database ID 26942.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
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Technical Details

Ventil chests. Tubular pneumatic key action. Pneumatic stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 9 stops. 9 registers. 9 ranks. 494 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 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.

Balanced swell shoes/pedals. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard.

Notes

  • Identified by James R. Stettner through information from the Estey Opus List, published in The Boston Organ Club newsletter, 1973-1979. (Database Manager. July 3, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ is installed in an alcove on the front wall of the church in the left corner. The organ is free-standing and encased in a quarter-sawn, oak case. The keydesk is attached and projecting. The facade is three-sectional containing 23 pipes arranged: 5-13-5. This includes the first 10 pipes of the Great 8' Open Diapason. Stops are controlled by the Haskell "miniature keyboard" placed over the Swell keys. (Database Manager. September 13, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. September 26, 2007)

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Photographs

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Chancel. Photograph by James Stetner 1989-11-01
Facade. Photograph by James Stetner 1989-11-01
Keydesk. Photograph by James Stetner 1989-11-01

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Stoplist

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  • Original document from James R. Stettner.. Source: Stoplist copied from console stop controls PDF document; -- will open in a new window or tab.
  • Original document from James R. Stettner.. Source: Stoplist copied from the console in March, 1989
    Fryeburg, ME
    The New Church (Swedenborgian)
    
    Estey Organ Co., Opus 548, 1908 - Original Specifications
    
    
    GREAT                                        COUPLERS
      8  Grt. Open Diapason  (façade)  61          Swell to Pedal                  [8]
      8  Grt. Melodia                  61          Great to Pedal                  [8]
      8  Grt. Dulciana                 61          
      4  Grt. Violina                  61          Swell to Great                  [8]
                                                   Swell to Great 8ves             [4]
    
    SWELL (Expressive)
      8  Sw. Stopped Diapason          61
      8  Sw. Salicional          (tc)  49        PEDAL MOVEMENTS
      4  Sw. Flute Harmonic            61          Swell Expression             (bal.)
      8  Sw. Oboe     [labial]   (tc)  49
         Sw. Tremolo
    
    
    PEDAL
      16 Ped. Bourdon                  30
    
    
    ACTION: T-P Ventil        VOICES: 9        STOPS: 9        RANKS: 9       PIPES: 494
    
    
    NOTES
    The organ is free-standing and encased at the front of the sanctuary on the left side.
    The keydesk is attached and projecting. The case is of quarter-sawn oak with the
    diatonically divided Pedal 16' Bourdon forming the sides of the case. The façade is
    three-sectional containing 25 gold-painted pipes arranged: 5-15-5. The outer towers of
    five pipes each contain the first 10 pipes of the Great 8' Open Diapason. Stop are
    controlled by a Haskell miniature keyboard above the Swell manual/ Pressing the engraved
    white key turns the stops on. Pressing the adjacent black key cancels it.
    
    Sources: Estey opus list, JRS; extant organ.
    
    Church of the New Jerusalem (Swedenborgian)
    4 Oxford St.
    Fryeburg,  ME.  04037
    (207) 935-3413                               Documented: March, 1989
    
    		
  • Click Here Original document from James R. Stettner.. Source: Stoplist copied from the console in March, 1989 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.