C. B. Fisk, Inc. (Opus 69, 1975)

Location:

St. Michael's Episcopal Church
26 Pleasant Street
Marblehead, MA 01945 US
Organ ID: 597

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Status and Condition:

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

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider, Information unknown or not applicable
  • 31 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 20 stops. 20 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by C. B. Fisk, Inc.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on June 26, 2022.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by C. B. Fisk, Inc.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on June 26, 2022.

Pedal:
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
  • Built by C. B. Fisk, Inc.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on June 26, 2022.
Main:
  • Built by C. B. Fisk, Inc.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 20
  • Registers: 20
  • Position: Detached keydesk (mechanical action).
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Setterboard (remote or in console).
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on June 26, 2022.
Database Manager on April 04, 2014:

Updated through online information from Dr. Douglas R. Major. -- New instrument in 1833 Hook case, using five stops from the Hook organ.

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

Database Manager on September 09, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- The Great 4' Flute is prepared-for.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Uses case from church's previous 1833 Hook.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist from factory web site: Open In New Tab Originally published ca. 1975
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on June 26, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Wayne Johnson. Taken on 2018-03-18

Organ Case: Photograph by Wayne Johnson. Taken on 2018-03-18

Organ in room: Photograph by Fisk, submitted by John Roper. Taken approx. 1974

Organ in room: Photograph by Fisk, submitted by John Roper. Taken approx. 1974

Setter switches for combination action located on gallery rail behind and left of organist’s back: Photograph by Andrew Scanlon. Taken on 2022-06-25

Builder’s nameplate mounted on side of case (not on console): Photograph by Andrew Scanlon . Taken on 2022-06-25

Exterior: Photograph by Andrew Scanlon. Taken on 2022-06-25

Case detail. Swell shutters (in closed position) are on bottom: Photograph by Andrew Scanlon . Taken on 2022-06-25

Pedal bourdon at rear left of case: Photograph by Andrew Scanlon . Taken on 2022-06-25

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