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Woodberry & Harris (Opus 243, 1889)

Location:

St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church
20 Church Street
Hopkinton, MA 01748 US
Organ ID: 4297

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 25 ranks. 1335 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 21 stops. 19 registers.
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: 21
  • Registers: 19
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • 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 horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 05, 2016:

Updated through online information from Brendan Kenney.

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

Database Manager on September 08, 2008:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- 3-sectional facade containing 27 ornately stencilled pipes arranged: 7-13-7. The organ was dedicated an Pontifical Vespers on September 2, 1889. Original cost was $3,500.00. The organ was refurbished by Andover in 1971 as their R-153. Sources: Andover opus list; extant organ documented August 11, 1989.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the keydesk April 11, 1989
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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