Pipe Organ Database

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Hook & Hastings (Opus 1336, 1887)

Location:

Strawbridge United Methodist Church
Park Ave. & Wilson St.
Baltimore, MD US
Organ ID: 5178

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 30, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 10 ranks. 537 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 12 stops. 16 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 30, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 12
  • Registers: 16
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • 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, not in standard AGO position.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 30, 2018.
Database Manager on November 29, 2014:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ is being removed by David Storey now (November 27, 2014) and will be available for sale.

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

Database Manager on January 10, 2013:

Updated through online information from David M Storey. -- The building is condemned but stable. It is for sale. The organ is non functioning. Great pipes are functionally displayed and highly stenciled. Many pipes on Great are damaged. No working blower. All pipes appear to be accounted for.

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.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stop list from OHS 1991 Convention Handbook
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case and Console: Photograph by David Storey (1991).

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