Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

George Bozeman Jr., & Co., Organbuilders (Opus 40, 1987)

Exhibited in the 2000 OHS convention(s)

Location:

Eliot Congregational UCC
474 Centre Street, Newton Corner
Newton, MA 04570 US
Organ ID: 6462

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ is unaltered 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 Paul R. Marchesano on April 29, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 33 ranks. 1,706 pipes. 2 manuals. 27 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 27
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Key Action: Suspended tracker.
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 18, 2012:

Updated through online information from Ron Yeater. -- There were 8 ranks used from the previous organ: 16 Bourdon (gt), 8 Violin Diapason (sw), 8 Celeste (sw), 4 Principal (sw), 16 Principal (pd), 16 Bourdon (pd)- NOT borrowed from the Great but a separate rank!, 8 Octave (pd), and 8 Gedeckt (pd).

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

Database Manager on June 22, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from jeffrey h smith. -- Beautifully maintained

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:

Some pipework from church's previous 4m. Frazee, which had been from a residence. Suspended Mechanical key-action, mechanical stop-action, wedge bellows, A-440, Kirnberger I temperament.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab taken from the console March 2010
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Front view of organ case: Photograph from an archival source: Church website, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. c. 1988

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