OHS Database ID 2908.
The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
(The last update we received about this organ was on the transfer of data from the OHS PC Database, October 30, 2004.)
Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.
Two manuals. 17 stops. 20 ranks.
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|Organ case in rear gallery. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2010-04-19|
|Organ Case in rear gallery. Photograph by Jake Cihla 2018-06-10|
|Organ Case. Photograph by Jake Cihla 2018-06-10|
|Keydesk. Photograph by Jake Cihla 2018-06-10|
|Left Stop Jamb. Photograph by Jake Cihla 2018-06-10|
|Right Stop Jamb. Photograph by Jake Cihla 2018-06-10|
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First Church, Belfast, ME 1848 George Stevens (Stoplist: OH 1963:11) Great (GGG-f3, 59 notes) 8' Open Diapason 8' Dulciana [TG] 8' Stop Diapason Treble [TG] 8' Stop Diapason Bass (24 pipes) 8' Clarabella [TG] 4' Principal 4' Flute [chimney] 2 2/3' Twelfth 2' Fifteenth III Sesquialtra [TC] Swell (chest is Tenor F, 37 notes) 16' Double Stop Diapason 8' Open Diapason 8' Viol de Gamba 8' Stop Diapason 8' Swell Bass (unenclosed, 22 pipes) 4' Principal III Cornet 8' Hautboy Pedal (GGGG-CC, 18 notes) 16' Sub Bass (12 pipes) Couplers Pedals (coupler is notched; first position of S-P, second is G-P) Couple Sw. (S-G) 2 combination pedals for Great The arrangement of Pedal pipes is most curious; while the pedals begin on GGGG, the chest begins with FFFF. Hence, as one plays up the pedals he plays GGGG through EEE, followed by FFFF through CCC pipes. The coupling is, of course, normal. Legend has it that the first organ for this church, also by George Stevens, was lost at sea during shipment. This eventuality apparently did not dampen the spirits of the people fo First Church, as they purchased a worthy replacement to complement their striking church edifice.