Pipe Organ Database

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Geo. S. Hutchings (& Co.) (Opus 355, 1895ca.)

Location:

First Parish Unitarian
353 Great Rd
Stow, MA 01775 US
Organ ID: 6338

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Status and Condition:

  • The organ has been altered 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
  • 9 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 16 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 16
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Chancel:
  • Built by Geo. S. Hutchings (& Co.)
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Gavin Klein on May 17, 2020.
Database Manager on August 08, 2014:

Updated through online information from John Igoe. -- Per The Diapason, August 2014: Renovated in 2013 by Andover Organ Company to remedy structural problems. Swell 8" Aeoline replaced with 2" Fifteenth

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 1980

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Renovated by Andover 1978.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist ramen from keydesk: Open In New Tab Original document from Gavin Klein. Originally published 2018-10-26
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case, Facade and Keydesk: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-09-01

Keydesk: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-10-19

Pedalboard: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-10-19

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-10-19

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-10-19

Great Pipework and Swell Box: Photograph by Gavin Klein. Taken on 2018-10-19

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