Pipe Organ Database

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Andover Organ Co. (Opus R-259, 1991)

Originally Wm. Johnson & Son (Opus 577, 1882)

Location:

Westminster Preservation Trust
519 West Fayette Street
Baltimore, MD 21201 US
Organ ID: 52411

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on November 23, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 20 ranks. 1,220 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 20 stops. 24 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 20
  • Registers: 24
  • 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 vertical rows on flat 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 Paul R. Marchesano on November 23, 2020.
Database Manager on February 18, 2014:

Identified through online information from John Igoe. -- Restoration of previously electrified organ of 1882 through replicated tracker action in the style of Johnson & Son. The original pedal compass was enlarged and the organ was re-pitched to A=440.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab From 1991 convention box set insert
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ in room: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2020-11-19

Left stop jamb: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2020-11-19

Right stop jamb: Photograph by David Storey. Taken on 2020-11-19

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