The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. James Episcopal Church
Somerville, Massachusetts 02143

OHS Database ID 5439.

Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
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.)
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action.

Two manuals. 14 stops.


Online Documents

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Pipe organs in Massachusetts sponsored by Mssrs. Czelusniak et Dugal.


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  • Original document from Thomas Dawkins.. Source: Stoplist taken from console
    Somerville, Massachusetts
    St. James Episcopal Church
    Geo. H. Ryder    Opus 164   ca. 1891
    8'  Open Diapason      61
    8'  Lieblich Gedeckt   61
    8'  Echo Salicional    61
    4'  Octave             61
    4'  Flauto Traverso    61
    2'  Super Octave       61
    8'  Geigen Principal   61
    8'  Melodia            61
    8'  Viole d'Orchestre  61
    8'  Celeste            61
    4'  Salicet            61
    8'  Cornopeon          61
    16' Sub Bass           30
    8'  Bass Flute         30
    Swell to Great
    Great to Pedal
    Swell to Pedal
  • Click Here Original document from Thomas Dawkins.. Source: Stoplist taken from console Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.