Hook & Hastings (Opus 1197, 1884)

Location:

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
914 East Knapp Street
Milwaukee, WI 53202 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 16018

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 37 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 46 registers.
All:
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Registers: 46
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 27, 2014:

Renovated in 1915 by Wangerin-Weickhardt; chancel organ rebuilt and enlarged by LaMarche Brothers in 1953 and new Antiphonal added, resulting in a 3/66; 5-manual console installed by Jerroll Adams in 1972; replaced in 2012 by 3/51 Schantz Op. 2307, retaining some previous stops.

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

Database Manager on December 11, 2011:

According to the church website, the organ has been altered and rebuilt a number of times over the years. The church purchased a new Schantz organ, which was completed in December 2011. The new organ utilizes a number of ranks from the Hook and Hastings instrument.

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

Database Manager on March 01, 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.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Organ Case: Image courtesy of the Library of Congress.

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