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Conrad O. Olson

Location:

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
95 Woburn Street
Reading, MA 01867 US
Sanctuary; front
Organ ID: 49295

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on December 13, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: EP pitman
  • 28 ranks. 1,710 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 24 stops. 40 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 24
  • Registers: 40
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: Setterboard (remote or in console).
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 15, 2012:

Identified through online information from Robert Faucher.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist copied from <i>The Diapason</i> March 1963: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chancel showing the organ: Photo from the Church's website, courtesy of Wayne Johnson (2017).

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