Pipe Organ Database

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E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 307, 1862)

Location:

Christ Church Unity (Sears Chapel)
70 Colchester Street
Brookline, MA 02416 US
Organ ID: 6176

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered 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
  • 23 ranks. 2 manuals. 19 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers 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
  • Stops: 19
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • 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 hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Trigger/hitch-down swell.
  • 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 July 10, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from Sean O'Donnell. -- Original cone and scroll tuning retained throughout the instrument, no slide tuners.

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

Database Manager on November 04, 2005:

Updated through on-line information from Sean O'Donnell. -- Extant, unaltered, excellent condition

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 2000

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Fitted with an electric bloswer and slide tuners by C. B. Fisk.

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

Instrument Images:

Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1999-05-04

Facade Pipes: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1999-05-04

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