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St. John's Seminary
127 Lake Street
Boston (Brighton), Massachusetts 02135

Chapel

OHS Database ID 56354.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 15, 2015.


Technical Details

Three manuals. 4 divisions.

The organ is in a floor-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

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Photographs

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Chapel Interior and Altar. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2015-08-11
Nave, Organ Case, and Console. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2015-08-11
Console and Organ Case. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2015-08-11
Console. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2015-08-11
Organ Case. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2015-08-11
Top of Organ Case. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2015-08-11
Cross. (on top of Organ Case) Photograph by Len Levasseur 2015-08-11
Original Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2015-08-11
Left Drawknobs and Rebuilder's Nameplate. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2015-08-11
Right Drawknobs. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2015-08-11

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

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the contract specifications
    SAINT JOHN’S SEMINARY • BRIGHTON, MASSACHUSETTS
    Hook & Hastings, Opus 1833 (1902)
    rebuilt and enlarged by
    Andover Organ Company, Opus R-500 (2015)
    			
    
    GREAT
    16	Bourdon (Sw.)
    8 	Open Diapason        61 pipes
    8 	Doppel Flute         61 pipes
    8 	Spitz Flute          61 pipes
    4 	Octave               61 pipes
    2 	Fifteenth            61 pipes
    IV  	Mixture             244 pipes
    8 	Trumpet              61 pipes
    
    SWELL (expressive)
    16 	Bourdon              61 pipes
    8 	Open Diapason        61 pipes
    8    	Salicional           61 pipes
    8 	Voix Celeste (TC)    49 pipes
    8 	Stopped Diapason     61 pipes
    4  	Violina              61 pipes
    4  	Flute Harmonique     61 pipes
    2  	Flautino             61 pipes
    III     Mixture             183 pipes
    16   	Bassoon(ext. Oboe)   12 pipes
    8  	Trumpet              61 pipes
    8  	Oboe                 61 pipes
     	Tremolo
    
    CHOIR
    8    	Dulciana
    8   	Chimney Flute       61 pipes
    4   	Spitz Principal     61 pipes
    2 2/3 	Nazard              61 pipes
    2 	Piccolo             61 pipes
    1 3/5 	Tierce              61 pipes
    8 	Cremona             61 pipes
     	Tremolo
    
    
    PEDAL
    32	Grand Bourdon (resultant)
    16 	Open Diapason                   32 pipes
    16 	Bourdon                         32 pipes
    16  	Lieblich Gedeckt (Sw. Bourdon)
    8 	Principal                       44 pipes
    8 	Flute (Sw. Bourdon)
    4  	Octave (ext. Principal)
    4  	Flute (Sw. Bourdon)
    32	Contra Trombone (ext. Trombone)
    16     	Trombone                        56 pipes
    16  	Bassoon (Sw.)
    8 	Tromba (ext. Trombone)
    4  	Oboe (Sw.)
    
    
    
    Six Unison Couplers with Reversibles.
    Solid State Organ Systems Multisystem
    with 100 memory levels, 10 Generals, 6 Divisionals,
    Organist Palette and recording module.
    Electric slider-pallet manual chests.
    Electric pallet pedal chests.
    
    
    
    
     [Received from Matthew M. Bellocchio 2015-08-16.]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from the contract specifications Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.