Pipe Organ Database

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J. W. Walker (1985)

Location:

Our Lady of the Angels R.C. Church
1222 W. Main
Worcester, MA 01603 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 17971

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Gavin Klein on April 27, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 56 ranks. 3,056 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 40 stops.
All:
  • 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 40
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 02, 2005:

A tower fire caused smoke damage in 1989. The organ was cleaned & repaired by builder and some minor alterations made.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from Worcester Chapter AGO website
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Keydesk: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Royal Trumpet: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Inside of Console: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Roller Board in Left Tower: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Console: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Ruckpositiv and Royal Trumpet: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Organ from Nave: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Left Tower: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Right Tower: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Sanctuary: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2019-12-13

Organ in rear gallery: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2016-04-22

Church exterior: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2017-03-15

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