Hook & Hastings (Opus 984, 1881)

Location:

Beth Ahaba Synagogue
Richmond, VA US
Organ ID: 12495

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Status and Condition:

  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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: Slider
  • 2 manuals. 25 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 25
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical 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 March 05, 2008:

Updated through information from the Richmond AGO web site: Organ to Broadus Memorial Baptist Church, 32nd & East Broad Streets when the synagogue was sold to an Orthodox congregation. Organ to Tunhai University, Formosa in 1962. Subsequently badly vandalized. Remnants salvaged for installation at Tai Ping Jing Presbyterian Church.

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

Database Manager on December 21, 2004:

Identified from company publications as edited and expanded in The Hook Opus List 1829-1935, ed. William T. Van Pelt (Organ Historical Society, 1991).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Open In New Tab Original document from Abby Chen.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: (2015) Photograph by Pegie Wu.

Organ Case and Keydesk: (2015) Photograph by Pegie Wu.

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