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Hutchings-Votey Organ Co.

Location:

St. Gregory the Great Church
2215 Dorchester Ave
Boston (Dorchester), MA 02124 US
Organ ID: 65951

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from John Roper on May 10, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 19 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Hutchings-Votey Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from John Roper on August 09, 2020.

Swell:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Hutchings-Votey Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from John Roper on August 09, 2020.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Hutchings-Votey Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from John Roper on August 09, 2020.
Gallery:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from John Roper on August 09, 2020.
John Roper on July 14, 2020:

Additional re-leathering of the great sometime between 1978-1984 by H. Lehaise and Sons.

We received the most recent update for this note from John Roper on May 08, 2021.

John Roper on July 14, 2020:

The case and facade pipes/chests are from the original tracker instrument there before this one. The facade chests have been electrified. The instrument was moved to this building in the 1947 from the Third Religious Society Unitarian Church next door.

We received the most recent update for this note from John Roper on May 08, 2021.
Based on writings inside of the case and inspection of chests.: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from John Roper on May 10, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Facade in balcony: Photograph by GPaul Music, submitted by John Roper. Taken approx. 2012

Church building: Photograph by Church website, submitted by John Roper. Taken approx. 2000s

Facade detail: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-05-08

16' Pedal Open Wood pipework: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-01-20

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