OHS Database ID 6137.
The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
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Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.
Two manuals. 3 divisions. 21 stops. 24 ranks. 1299 pipes. Manual compass is 58 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. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard.
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|Keydesk. Photograph by Ralph Funaro 2015-06-07|
|Builder's Nameplate. Photograph by Ralph Funaro 2015-06-07|
|Pipe Facade and Keydesk. Photograph by Ralph Funaro 2015-06-07|
Pipe organs in Massachusetts sponsored by Mssrs. Czelusniak et Dugal.
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Lowell, Massachusetts St. John's Episcopal Church Geo. H. Ryder 1871 2 manuals, 21 stops, 24 ranks _________________________________________________________________________ Source: Examination of extant organ by Barbara Owen GREAT ORGAN SWELL ORGAN 8' Principal 58 16' Lieb. Gedeckt Bass 12 8' Dolce 58 16' Lieb. Gedeckt Treble 49 tc 8' Viola di Gamba 58 8' Geigen Principal 58 8' Wald Flöte 58 8' Harmonica 58 4' Octave 58 8' Gedeckt 58 4' Rohrflöte 58 4' Violina 58 2 2/3' Quint 58 4' Spitzflöte 58 2' Super Octave 58 Mixture II 116 Mixture III 174 8' Hautbois Discant 46 tc 8' Tromba 58 8' Fagotto Bass 12 Chimes * PEDAL ORGAN * added 20th c., t-p action 16' Violon Bass 27 16' Sub Bass 27 COUPLERS 8' Violoncello 27 Great to Pedal Swell to Pedal MECHANICALS Swell to Great Swell Tremulant Swell to Great Suboctave Great to Pedal Reversible 7 combination pedals [Received from Steven E. Lawson 2015-01-02]