Pipe Organ Database

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Hook & Hastings Co. (Opus 1660, 1895)

Location:

St. John's R.C. Church
44 Temple Street
Worcester, MA 01604 US
Organ ID: 5454

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on May 01, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 17 ranks. 2 manuals. 22 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 22
  • 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.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 17, 2009:

Updated through online information from David Moulton.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

OCH from 1st Parish Unitarian-Universalist, Brighton (Boston), MA.

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

Instrument Images:

Church exterior & Rectory: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2017-03-15

Church interior: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2017-03-17

Organ façade : Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2017-03-19

Keydesk and Stops: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2017-03-19

Nameplate: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2017-03-19

Organ in rear gallery: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2018-03-19

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