Hook & Hastings (Opus 1573, 1893)

Exhibited in the 1963 OHS convention(s)

Location:

St. Dominic's Roman Catholic Church
163 Danforth Street
Portland, ME 04102 US
Organ ID: 5381

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on November 03, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 29 ranks. 1,577 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 27 stops. 27 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear 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: 27
  • Registers: 27
  • Position: Detached, reversed keydesk (mechanical action).
  • 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 roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 23, 2013:

Updated through online information from Carl McAliley. -- This organ is now in Christ Church (Episcopal), Rochester, NY. It was rebuilt/restored in 2012, by David E. Wallace & Co., LLC., under the auspices of the Eastman Rochester Organ Initiative.

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

Database Manager on September 27, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Housed in a larger, quarter-sawn oak case in the rear gallery. 3-sectional facade contains 25 gold-painted pipes arranged: 7-11-7.

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 1992

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Altered by Andover 1964, #R-35, 3-31. Detached console. Church to be closed July 1997. Fate of organ unknown.

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 rear gallery: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1988-03-17

Detached, reversed console from left: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1988-03-17

Detached, reversed console from right: Photograph by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1988-03-17

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