Pipe Organ Database

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E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 531, 1870)

Exhibited in the 1986 OHS convention

Location:

St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
1584 White Street
Dubuque, IA 52001-4905 US
Organ ID: 6772

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, but not in use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on October 11, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 24 ranks. 1,461 pipes. 3 manuals. 33 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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: 3
  • Stops: 33
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 29, 2015:

Updated through online information from Jesse Green. -- Organ was inspected in 2014 and was found to be in good condition, with only a few minor items noted as needing attention.

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

Database Manager on November 08, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jesse. -- The parish was closed in 2010.

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

Database Manager on April 14, 2011:

Updated through online information from John Panning. -- History of the organ can be found in 1986 Convention Handbook, pp. 68-69. Church was closed in May 2010 and fate of organ is unknown.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Electrified 1965. Stop list.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
1986 OHS Handbook: Open In New Tab Originally published June 1986
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on October 11, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: Photograph by Jesse Green. Taken on 2015-05-16

Facade Pipes: Photograph by Jesse Green. Taken on 2015-05-16

Nave and organ in rear gallery: Photograph from an archival source: 1986 OHS Handbook, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 1986

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