OHS Database ID 5419.
This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 17, 2017.
Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.
Two manuals. 3 divisions. 20 stops. 18 registers. 18 ranks. 982 pipes. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 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. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible toe studs.
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|Original keydesk attached to the face of the instrument. Photograph by unknown - from the estate of Lillian I Cunningham who played the instrument as a student. (1940's)|
|Organ case in front of church. Photograph from old church publication|
Pipe organs in Massachusetts sponsored by Mssrs. Czelusniak et Dugal.
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Rockland, Massachusetts First Congregational Church in Rockland HOOK & HASTINGS, Opus 1615, 1894 - Original Specifications GREAT COUPLERS (Drawknob) 8 Open Diapason 58 Swell to Pedal 8 Melodia 58 Great to Pedal 8 Dulciana 58 4 Octave 58 Swell to Great 4 Flute d'Amour 58 2-2/3 Twelfth 58 2 Fifteenth 58 FOOT LEVERS (Unk if Labeled; Order Unk) 8 Trumpet 58 Great Piano – 8' Mel., 8' Dulc. Gr. to Ped. - Reversible SWELL (Expressive) 16 Bourdon Treble (tc) 46 Great Forte – 8,8,8,4,4,2-2/3,2 16 Bourdon Bass 12 8 Open Diapason 58 8 Stopped Diapason 58 PEDAL MOVEMENTS 8 Salicional 58 Swell Expression (bal.) 8 Æoline 58 4 Flute Harmonique 58 4 Violina 58 8 Oboe (tc) 46 8 Bassoon 12 Tremolo ACTION: Mech. Key & Stop PEDAL VOICES: 18 STOPS: 20 16 Bourdon 27 8 Open Diapason [wood] 27 RANKS: 18 PIPES: 982 NOTES The organ is free-standing and encased at the front of the room with an attached, projecting keydesk having a folding cover which lifts to form a music rack. The 7-sectional pipe fence façade has 31 pipes arranged: 3-5-3-9-3-5-3. The organ was electrified in 1962 by Rostron Kershaw of Lowell, Massachusetts with some tonal changes in addition to mechanical changes. Sources: Original Program of Dedication, September 12, 1894, pp. 6 & 7; extant, altered organ