The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Parish Church, UCC
9 Cleaveland Street
Brunswick, Maine 04011

OHS Database ID 5005.

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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.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 21 stops. 23 registers. 23 ranks. 1301 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console. The mechanical action console is detached from the main case.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard.


  • The original builder was Hutchings, Plaisted (1882, Opus112). (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Status Note: There 1992 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • In rear gallery, recessed into tower. Electrified by Ray Douglas in 1969. Restored with alterations, retrackerized, with detached keydesk. Church designed by Upjohn in 1846. Only addition to specification is Great to Great 4' coupler. Case pipes redecorated. Ded. 8 Dec 1985. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- ORIGINALLY BUILT BY HUTCHINGS, PLAISTED & CO. OPUS 112 (1883) (Database Manager. October 3, 2007)

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Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2012-09-02
Sanctuary interior to rear. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2012-09-02
Church exterior. Photograph by Stephen Schnurr 2012-09-02

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  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
    First Parish Congregational, Brunswick, ME
    1882 Hutchings-Plaisted, Op. 112
    (Stoplist: OH 1982:8)
    Great (61 notes)
    8' Open Diapason
    8' Dolcissimo
    8' Hohlflote
    4' Octave
    4' Flute d'Amour
    2 2/3' Quint
    2' Super Octave
    III Mixture
    8' Trumpet
    Swell (61 notes)
    16' Bourdon Treble [TC]
    16' Bourdon Bass (12 pipes)
    8' Violin Diapason
    8' Salicional
    8' Gedeckt
    4' Violina
    4' Flute Harmonique
    2' Flautina
    8' Cornopean
    8' Oboe [TC]
    8' Bassoon (12 pipes)
    Tremolo (hitch-down pedal)
    Pedal (27 notes)
    16' Double Open diapason
    16' Bourdon
    8' Violoncello
    Swell to Great
    Great to Pedal
    Swell to Pedal
    2 Great Combination Pedals
    Great-to-Pedal reversible
    Blowers Signal
    Mixture: 15-19-22; 8-12-15; 8-4-12
    All ranks listed are full compass except as otherwise noted.
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.