The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Second Congregational Church
487 Western Avenue
Westfield, Massachusetts 01085

OHS Database ID 56207.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 5, 2018.


Technical Details

Two manuals. 33 ranks.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes.

Notes

  • An original installation. Identified by John Igoe, using information found in Johnson Organs, 1844-1898: Wm. A Johnson, Johnson Organ Co., Johnson & Son: a documentary issued in honor the two hundredth anniversary of his birth, 1816-2016 / by Scot L. Huntington, Len Levasseur, Barbara Owen, Stephen L. Pinel, and Martin R. Walsh. Cranbury, New Jersey: The Princeton Academy of the Arts, Culture, and Society, 2015.. -- (Database Manager. August 13, 2015)
  • Updated by Rick Reed, who has heard or played the organ.
    Organ was rebuilt, or at least parts of it were. I attended the rededication approximately 5-10 years ago. Before the rebuild, the Positiv division wasn-t working on it, and I believe that they may have added some stops as well. (Steven E. Lawson. July 5, 2018)

Online Documents

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Other Websites

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Photographs

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Organ Case and Console. Scan of photo from church's 150th anniversary calendar in 2006, courtesy of Edward E Clark (early 1900's)

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

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Stoplist

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