Pipe Organ Database

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Geo. S. Hutchings (& Co.) (Opus 239, 1891)

Location:

St. Mary Mother of God R. C. Church
727 5th St. NW / 5th & H Sts., NW
Washington, DC US
Organ ID: 6032

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • 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: Slider
  • 26 ranks. 1,518 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 26 stops. 22 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-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: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 26
  • Registers: 22
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • 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.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 27, 2014:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- [New winding system; organ has been re-pitched.]

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

Database Manager on October 13, 2008:

Updated through information from Donald E. Clark. See Document for stop-knob layout.

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

Database Manager on October 13, 2008:

Details from Donald E. Clark: Double Swell shades, vertical, one behind other. Swell shoe on right side of pedalboard. Five combination pedals, Gt-Ped Rev. Pedal. Tremolo pedal hook-down. Two pedal stops ventil

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1997

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Recently renovated. [as of 1997?]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Layout of Stopknobs: Open In New Tab Hand-written diagram from Donald E. Clark.
Document created on 2007-03-23
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Nave, Gallery, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2010-11-16

Keydesk: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2010-11-16

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