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Estey Organ Co. (Opus 3046, 1932)

Location:

Our Lady of the Holy Rosary R.C. Church
Worcester, MA US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 30551

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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: Pneumatic
  • 7 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 32 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Pneumatic chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Estey Organ Co.
  • Slider Motors: Electric motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Gavin Klein on June 30, 2020.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Balcony:
  • Built by Estey Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 32
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Gavin Klein on April 27, 2020.
Gavin Klein on April 27, 2020:

The instrumenr was carefully restored and tonally revised by M.R. Resig Associates of Fayetville, NY in 1982.

We received the most recent update for this note from Gavin Klein on April 27, 2020.

Database Manager on October 26, 2007:

Identified by James R. Stettner through information from the Estey Opus List, published in The Boston Organ Club newsletter, 1973-1979.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
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We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Gavin Klein on April 27, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Facade: Gavin Klein. Taken on 2020-04-27

Pedalboard and Crescendo Pedal : Gavin Klein. Taken on 2020-04-27

Console: Gavin Klein. Taken on 2020-04-27

Deagan Chimes: Gavin Klein. Taken on 2020-04-27

Pedal Stops: Gavin Klein. Taken on 2020-04-27

Great Stops: Gavin Klein. Taken on 2020-04-27

Swell Stops: Gavin Klein. Taken on 2020-04-27

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