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Andover-Flentrop (Opus 35, 1961)

Location:

Mount Calvary Roman Catholic Church
816 N. Eutaw St.
Baltimore, MD US
Organ ID: 4299

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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 Carl Neimeyer on April 20, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 51 ranks. 2 manuals. 36 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
  • Stops: 36
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable mechanical system.
  • 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 May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on February 18, 2013:

Updated through online information from David M Storey. -- This organ received an OHS Historic Citation July 8, 1991

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

Database Manager on April 29, 2012:

Updated through online information from Joel Hoshaw. -- As of April 2012 the organ is in good playable condition and is used regularly in masses, now that Mount Calvary Church has been received into the Personal Ordinariate of the Chair of Saint Peter, within the Roman Catholic Church. I attend Mass weekly at the parish. The organ is regularly used for recitals, and has had recent modifications/enhancements.

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

Database Manager on March 30, 2009:

Updated through online information from David M Storey. -- In 2008 the pedal windchest was dismantled and cleaned, slider seals repaired, the 16' reed was altered and given full length resonators in collaboration with C.B.Fisk Company. Most recently a pedal activated tremulant acting upon the schwimmer was added for the positiv.

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

Database Manager on November 20, 2005:

Updated through online information from David M Storey. -- Winded by three weighted bellows, Pedal department in Alcove behind Hoovdwerk. CBF's notes on tuning are hand written by him on the wall of the chamber.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1991

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Rear gallery. Under the name Andover Organ Co., in cooperation with Flentrop. 2 adjustable combinations to Hoovdwerk. No enclosed division.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From C.B. Fisk website
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Case in rear gallery: Photo from Dedicatory Recital brochure. Taken on 1961-01-01

Keydesk from left: Photo from Dedicatory Recital brochure. Taken on 1961-01-01

Sanctuary interior to rear and organ: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2011-02-19

Gallery and organ cases: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2011-02-19

Organ case: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2011-02-19

Console: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2011-02-19

Gallery and console: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2011-02-19

Left Stopjamb: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2011-02-19

Right Stopjamb: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2011-02-19

Church exterior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2011-02-19

Builder name plate: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2011-02-19

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2011-02-19

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