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Sacred Heart R. C.
Main Street
Yarmouth, Maine 04096

OHS Database ID 5013.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
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 July 24, 2007.
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Technical Details

Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 13 stops. 15 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 32 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, not in standard AGO position. No combination action. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard.

Notes

  • The original builder was Geo. Jardine & Son (1893, Opus1123). (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Status Note: There 1992. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • From Avenue Church of God, Far Rockaway, NY. Tonally rearranged using existing pipework. Great Mixture III added. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through on-line information from Philip Thibault. -- Standard AGO pedalboard replaced original flat pedalboard 1985 (Database Manager. July 24, 2007)

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Photographs

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Organ Case and Keydesk. Photograph by Philip Thibault 2013-06-30

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist from Philip Thibault. On-line update from Philip Thibault.
    Yarmouth, Maine
    Sacred Heart Church
    
    David Wallace rebuild of Geo. Jardine & Son organ of 1893
    
    Stoplist
    
    Sw: 
    Trompette (2006) replaces oboe (stored in case) 
    Stopped Diapason 8
    Salcional 8
    Celeste (moved from Gt and retuned) 8
    Harmonic Flute 4
    Flautino 2      
    
    Gt: 
    Open Diapason 8
    Melodia 8
    Bell Gamba 8 (vintage stop installed in 2006 to replace Dulciana 8) 
    Octave 4 (originally Sw. O.D. 8)
    Principal 2
    Mixture III (new, 1985)    
    
    Pedal: 
    
    Bourdon 16'    
    Gt to Sw
    Gt to Pd
    Sw to Pd
    Gt to Sw octave    
    
    Tremulant
    
    [Received on line from Philip Thibault July 2007]
  • Stoplist from Pipechat
    Yarmouth, Maine
    Sacred Heart Roman Catholic Church
    
    1893 Jardine
    (located by Organ Clearing House, Alan Laufman) 
    Moved and rebuilt by David E Wallace of Gorham, Maine in 1985
    Further revisions in 2006
    
    GREAT 58 notes
    Open Diapason 8'
    Melodia 8'
    Bell Gamba 8' (vintage rank swapping out a Dulciana) 
    Octave 4 (formerly OD 8 on Swell) 
    Principal 2 
    Mixture IV (new 1985)
    
    SWELL 58 notes
    St. Diapason 8
    Salicional 8
    Celeste 8 (formerly on Gt as a gamba) to TC 
    H. Flute 4 
    Flautino 2 
    Trumpette 8 (new from Organ Supply--swapped out an Oboe/Basson in 2007--stored in case)
    
    PEDAL
    Bourdon 16 (full 32 note compass AGO--makes this tracker SO comfortable to play)
    
    COUPLERS
    Sw to Gt 8,4, Sw to Ped, Gt to Ped
    
    [Posted to PipeChat by Paul Thibault December 28, 2008]
  • Click Here Stoplist from Pipechat Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.