OHS Database ID 6437.
The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition October 29, 2013.
Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.
Two manuals. 3 divisions. 22 stops. 28 registers. 23 ranks. 1180 pipes. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 25 notes.
The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. 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. Trigger/hitch-down swell. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard.
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|Rear gallery and organ. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2009-06-29|
Pipe organs in Massachusetts sponsored by Mssrs. Czelusniak et Dugal.
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Newburyport, Massachusetts First (Old South) Presbyterian Church E. & G. G. Hook Opus 396 1866 2 manuals, 28 registers, 22 stops, 23 ranks _______________________________________________________________________________ GREAT ORGAN SWELL ORGAN 16' Bourdon Treble (TC) 44 8' Open Diapason (TC) 44 16' Bourdon Bass 12 8' Æolina 56 8' Open Diapason 56 8' St. Diapason Treble (TC) 44 8' Keraulophon Treble (TC) 44 8' St. Diapason Bass 12 8' Keraulophon Bass 12 4' Violina 56 8' Viol da Gamba (TC) 44 4' Flauto Traverso 56 8' Melodia (TC) 44 2' Piccolo 56 8' St. Diapason Bass 12 8' Oboe (TC) 44 4' Octave 56 8' Bassoon 12 4' Flute Harmonique 56 8' Clarionet (TC) 44 2 2/3' Twelfth 56 Tremulant 2' Fifteenth 56 Mixture II 112 PEDALE (compass: 25 notes) 8' Trumpet Treble (TC) 44 16' Double Open Diapason 27 * 8' Trumpet Bass 12 16' Double St. Diapason 25 8' Krum Horn (TC) 44 COUPLERS MECHANICALS Swell to Great Pedal Check Great to Pedale Bellows Signal Swell to Pedale PEDAL MOVEMENTS 2 Great combination pedals Swell pedal * At the left of the Pedal clavier are two small wooden pedals which operate AAAA# and BBBB of the 16' Open Diapason -- a very unusual contrivance probably installed for some special need of the organist in 1866. [Received from Steven E. Lawson 2017-11-28]