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Czelusniak et Dugal, Inc. (2009)

Originally Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 743, 1928)

Location:

Christ Church, Episcopal
569 Main Street
Fitchburg, MA 01420 US
Organ ID: 58252

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 67 ranks. 3 manuals. 61 stops.
All:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 61
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Combination Action Name: SSOS
  • 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 Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from John Roper on December 15, 2020.
Database Manager on December 04, 2017:

Updated by Robert Potterton III, who has heard or played the organ.

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

Database Manager on April 14, 2016:

New console for the existing organ. Identified by Robert S. Potterton, III, based on personal knowledge of the organ.

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

Instrument Images:

Rebuilt console: Photograph by Carissa Lyn Potterton, submitted by Robert Potterton III. Taken on 2016-03-27

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