The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Christ Episcopal Church
499 Vernon Square
South Barre, Massachusetts 01074

OHS Database ID 5911.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 18, 2015.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 7 stops. 15 registers. 7 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 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.

Notes

  • Updated through online information from John Igoe. -- The organ was recently installed at St. Francis Episcopal Church, Holden, Mass. From the online Holden Daily Voice: "The church had to pay to restore, rebuild and transport the organ, but brought joy to the people from that congregation and then to this congregation." (Database Manager. August 15, 2012)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. July 18, 2015)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • Bishop, John. "In The Wind . . .," The Diapason (Vol. 103, No. 7 [July 2012]). [Narrative of rescued and relocated Hook organs]

Related Database Entries

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Stoplist

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