Pipe Organ Database

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E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 389, 1866)

Location:

South Parish Congregational Church
9 Church Street
Augusta, ME 04330 US
Organ ID: 6425

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • 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
  • 25 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 23 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: 23
  • Registers: 22
  • 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.
  • 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 September 26, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Housed in a "High Gothic" case in the rear gallery. 3-sectional facade of 23 stencilled pipes, arranged: 7-9-7. The Swell & Great combination foot trundles were added later. And the expression was later changed from the original hitch-down to balanced.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Cost $4,625. Slightly Altered

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.

Instrument Images:

Organ case in rear gallery: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2010-04-18

Keydesk: Photograph by Harold Stover. Taken on 2018-10-21

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Harold Stover. Taken on 2018-10-21

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