Pipe Organ Database

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E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 288, 1860)

Location:

St. John's R.C. Church
Bangor, ME 04401 US
Organ ID: 6095

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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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 35 ranks. 1,781 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 34 stops. 31 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 34
  • Registers: 31
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 25
  • 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 terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on June 19, 2010:

Updated through online information from Thomas Audet.

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

Database Manager on October 03, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- 3-sectional Gothic case in the rear gallery with 17 facade pipes arranged: 5-7-5. Swell 8' Vox Humana removed in later years.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Tonally altered. Restored by Bozeman-Gibson 1981.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ case in rear gallery: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2010-04-19

Keydesk: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2010-04-19

Manuals and builder's plate: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2010-04-19

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