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Giles Beach (1866)

Location:

Fifth Street (Second) Presbyterian Church
Troy, NY US
Organ ID: 54482

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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
  • 37 ranks. 3 manuals. 32 stops.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 32
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection with pneumatic assists (i.e., Barker levers, etc.).
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 27, 2015:

Great key action and couplers had pneumatic assist (Barker lever).

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

Database Manager on February 27, 2015:

The Beach organ was moved to the Congregational Church, Whitman, Mass., in 1907. It was replaced by a new instrument built by the Hutchings-Votey Organ Co., which likely moved the Beach organ to Whitman.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stephen L. Pinel, "Giles Beach and the American Church Organ Works" from <i>Litterae Organi: Essays in Honor of Barbara Owen</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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