Pipe Organ Database

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Unknown Builder (1756)

Originally Unknown Builder (1655ca.)

Location:

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
Newburyport, MA US
Organ ID: 36634

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • 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
  • 5 ranks. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 6 stops. 4 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 6
  • Registers: 4
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: No pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 15, 2008:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- This is the well-known "Brattle" organ which came here from King's Chapel in Boston and served here until 1836. 3-sectional facade contains 17 pipes arranged 3-11-3.

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

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