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J. W. Steere & Sons (1915)

Location:

Symphony Hall
Springfield, MA US
Organ ID: 1245

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 57 ranks. 3,761 pipes. 4 manuals. 53 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 53
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on July 04, 2015:

Updated through online information from Connor Annable.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: Storage 1992

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Removed by Charles Aiken and stored during remodeling of hall c. 1979. In storage 1992 in Annex basement.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab "The J.W. Steere & Son Organ of the City of Springfield, Massachusetts" by Keith Bigger [<i>The Tracker</i>, Vol. 47, No. 4 (Oc
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Source not recorded: Open In New Tab The American Organist (3:1), January 1920, p. 16.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
PIPORG-L Postings from Keith Bigger: Open In New Tab History and Status of Steere Op. 673
Document created on 2001-05-17
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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