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Conrad O. Olson (1953)

Originally Unknown Builder

Location:

St. Patrick Catholic Church
26R Chestnut Street
Watertown, MA 02472 US
Organ ID: 68153

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from John Roper on August 16, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 23 ranks. 1,369 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 21 stops. 24 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Conrad O. Olson
We received the most recent update for this division from John Roper on August 16, 2021.

Swell:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Conrad O. Olson
We received the most recent update for this division from John Roper on August 16, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Conrad O. Olson
We received the most recent update for this division from John Roper on August 16, 2021.
Gallery:
  • Built by Conrad O. Olson
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 21
  • Registers: 24
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on August 17, 2021.
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We received the most recent update for this stoplist from John Roper on October 17, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ facade in balcony : Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

Facade close: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

Room: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

Console in balcony : Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

Facade detail: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

Great pipework: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

Great pipework: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

Swell pipework: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

Swell pipework: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

Pedal pipework: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

Facade chest action: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

Tremolo motor: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

Pedal pipework: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

Below the swell and great chests: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

Mechanical swell action : Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

Pedalboard : Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

Console : Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

Building: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-08-14

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Great pipework: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-10-17

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Swell pipework: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-10-17

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Console: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-10-17

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Room: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-10-17

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Great and pedal pipework: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-10-17

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Under the windchests: Photograph by John Roper. Taken on 2021-10-17

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