The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Church of the Messiah, Episcopal
22 Church St.
Woods Hole, Massachusetts 02543

OHS Database ID 5672.

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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 September 22, 2007.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 17 stops. 11 registers. 11 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. 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. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard.

Notes

  • Rebuilt and enlarged by Schlicker in 1964, 2-15. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ is recessed into a chamber on the right side of the sanctuary (chancel) with a pipe fence holding the basses of the Great 8' Open Diapason. (Database Manager. September 22, 2007)

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Photographs

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Pipe Facade and Console. Photograph (ca. 1961) submitted by David W. Thomas

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

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Stoplist

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  • Original document from Fritz Sonnichsen.. Source: cape cod organ page

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