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E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 309, 1862)

Location:

St. Michael's R.C. Cathedral
256 State Street
Springfield, MA 01103 US
Organ ID: 14936

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • 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
  • 30 ranks. 2 manuals. 25 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 25
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 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 January 02, 2015:

St. Michael's Church became the cathedral in 1870 when the Diocese of Springfield was established.

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

Database Manager on February 28, 2005:

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.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from <i>Dwight's Journal of Music</i> (Dec.21, 1861): p.316)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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