Pipe Organ Database

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Andover Organ Co. (Opus R-500, 2015)

Originally Hook-Hastings Co. (Opus 1833, 1902)

Location:

St. John's Seminary
127 Lake Street
Boston (Brighton), MA 02135 US
Chapel
Organ ID: 56362

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Seminaries
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on October 14, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 4 divisions. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Position: In a floor-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
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Stoplist copied from the contract specifications; verified against console photos: Open In New Tab Originally published 2014; verified & updated October 15, 2020
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from James R. Stettner on October 15, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chapel Interior and Altar: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2015-08-11

Nave, Organ Case, and Console: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2015-08-11

Console and Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2015-08-11

Console: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2015-08-11

Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2015-08-11

Top of Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2015-08-11

Cross: (on top of Organ Case) Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2015-08-11

Original Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2015-08-11

Left Drawknobs and Rebuilder's Nameplate: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2015-08-11

Right Drawknobs: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2015-08-11

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