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Rieger Orgelbau (1962)

Location:

First Parish
50 Cochituate Road
Wayland, MA 01778 US
Organ ID: 1967

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Unitarian, Universalist, Unitarian-Universalist
  • 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
  • 14 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 11 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
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 11
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 13, 2015:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The Rieger was a 'Salzburg Model.' This was the congregation's fourth pipe organ! November 17, 2013 was the last Sunday the 51 year old Rieger organ was heard in worship before being dismantled and moved to its new home in Colorado.

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

Database Manager on March 10, 2013:

Updated through online information from Pauline Oliver. -- The organ is for sale, $12,000 or best offer, purchaser to remove

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Pape lists as 1955-58.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
from Boston Organ Club Newsletter (July 1966): Open In New Tab typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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