Pipe Organ Database

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Hook & Hastings (Opus 1297, 1886)

Location:

United (Congregational)
Conway, MA 01341 US
Organ ID: 5156

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 28, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 10 ranks. 516 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 10 stops. 12 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 28, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 10
  • Registers: 12
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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.
  • 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 28, 2019.
Database Manager on May 28, 2019:

Online update from James R. Stettner: the organ was removed after a February 2017 tornado damaged the church beyond repair. It is in storage with A. David Moore, and is available for sale. The specification and a photo were posted to Facebook Pipe Organ Garage Sale on May 28, 2019.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 29, 2019.

Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 28, 2019.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1998

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Was First Congregational. Original stenciling on front pipes. Unaltered. Original builders' Warranty and Instructions for care of the organ are glued to the backside of the case panels

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ case in front of church: Photograph by A. David Moore.

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