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Stephen J. Russell (& Co.) (Opus 38, 2000)

Location:

St. Paul's R.C. Cathedral
Worcester, MA US
Organ ID: 61844

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes 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
  • 3 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 21, 2018:

This describes a rebuild of an existing organ.
Identified by Sam Cherubin, listing this website as a source of information: https://www.russellorgans.com/opus/worcester-stpauls/index.html.
Gallery Organ was 1952 Casavant Freres (Opus 2419). Chancel Organ was 13 ranks Wicks Pipe Organ. A few ranks from previous Johnson pipe organ were incorporated into Gallery instrument. Russell & Co. Organ Builders added new pipework or rebuilt older pipework in the Gallery Organ. A new console and gallery organ casework was also done at the time of the renovation in 2000.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist from organ builder's website: Open In New Tab Original document from Sam Cherubin. Originally published 2018-03-23
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2017-03-26

Chancel: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2017-03-26

Gallery Organ: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2017-03-26

Chancel Organ: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2017-03-26

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