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Wm. B.D. Simmons (1874)

Originally Wm. B.D. Simmons (1852)

Location:

First Baptist Church
Common Street
Natick, MA 01760 US
Organ ID: 52565

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 40 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 35 stops.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 35
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 28, 2014:

Great and Choir (C-f3) Swell (c°-f3)

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

Database Manager on March 28, 2014:

Built in 1852 for Williams Hall (by 1855 known as Dover Hall) in Boston. In 1865 relocated to Church of the Advent, Boston, where it was replaced by E. & G. G. Hook & Hastings Op. 822 of 1876. Relocated to First Baptist, Natick, MA in 1874, where it was destroyed in 1952.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specs from "Music of Florence B. Price" by Calvert Johnson
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specs from "Music of Florence B. Price" by Calvert Johnson
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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