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Schlicker Organ Co. (1958)

Originally Thomas Johnston (1756)

Location:

Christ Church, Episcopal (Old North)
193 Salem St.
Boston, MA 02113 US
Organ ID: 41286

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on June 12, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 30 ranks. 1,576 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 25 stops. 32 registers.
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 June 12, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 25
  • Registers: 32
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 32
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on June 12, 2018.
Database Manager on June 08, 2009:

Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- The original 1759 Thomas Johnston organ, rebuilt and altered by Goodrich in 1821, was rebuilt and altered by Hutchings in 1884; the Schlicker rebuild reversed the Hutchings changes and added new pipework; the Johnston case was retained, with some of its pipes made to speak again. Replaced or replaced in 1991 by A. David Moore in the same case.

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 <i>The American Organist</i> October 1959
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Schlicker Organs: Open In New Tab Consultants, some details of the rebuild, photograph, stoplist
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Instrument Images:

Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case: Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1962).

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