OHS Database ID 35901.
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Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.
One manual. 2 divisions. 7 stops. 6 registers. 6 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 13 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.
Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard.
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|Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Organ Case. (2014) Photograph by Andrew Hagberg|
|Pipe Facade. (2014) Photograph by Andrew Hagberg|
Pipe organs in Massachusetts sponsored by Mssrs. Czelusniak et Dugal.
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West Stockbridge, Massachusetts Congregational Church JOHNSON & SON, Opus 604, 1883 Andover Organ Co., R-188, 1975 - Refurbishing & Addition (Stoplist: Paul Opel 1998; Augmented by James R. Stettner, 2019-06-08) MANUAL (Expressive), C-a''' 8 Open Diapason (tc) 46 8 Melodia (tc) 46 8 Dulciana (tc) 46 8 Unison Bass 12 4 Octave 58 2 Fifteenth 58 (Added by Andover Organ Company Tremulant PEDAL (flat, straight), C-c 16 Sub Bass 13 COUPLERS (Drawknob) Man. to Ped. PEDAL MOVEMENTS Expression (bal.) ACTION: Mech. Key & Stop VOICES: 6 STOPS: 7 RANKS: 6 PIPES: 279 NOTES This organ has the distinction of being the smallest church instrument built by Johnson. The 2' Fifteenth was added by the Andover Organ Co., and the other pipework was revoiced. (James R. Stettner) "This is the smallest existing Johnson organ with an independent pedal. Much of the manual pipework is altered and sounds unlike Johnson & Son's tonal ideals." (Dr. Susan Armstrong-Ouelette) Sources: Johnson opus list; Andover Organ Co. files; JRS; extant organ (copied July, 1988)