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Stephen J. Russell (& Co.) (Opus 18, 1995)

Originally Wicks Organ Co. (Opus 4596, 1966)

Location:

Assumption University (College)
500 Salisbury St
Worcester, MA 01609 US
Chapel of the Holy Spirit
Organ ID: 65032

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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 John Roper on June 12, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 56 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 67 registers.
Great:
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from John Roper on August 08, 2020.

Swell:
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from John Roper on April 09, 2020.

Pedal:
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from John Roper on April 09, 2020.

Positiv:
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from John Roper on April 09, 2020.
Main:
  • Built by P & S Organ Supply Company
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Registers: 67
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Combination Action Name: A. J. & L. Taylor TMS 9000
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard not meeting AGO standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from John Roper on August 09, 2020.
Taken from Console: Open In New Tab Taken from console and builder's website
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from John Roper on August 09, 2020.
  • Builder's Website - This page includes a detailed history of the instrument and its makeup.

Instrument Images:

Organ facade great and positiv: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2020-01-14

Pedalboard, swell pedal, and toe pistons: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2020-01-14

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2020-01-14

Dedication nameplate: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2020-01-14

Manuals: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2020-01-14

Right stopjamb: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2020-01-14

Left stopjamb: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2020-01-14

Chapel exterior: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2018-05-31

Chapel interior: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2017-09-04

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