Pipe Organ Database

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Hilborne L. Roosevelt (Opus 73, 1880)

Location:

St. Charles Borromeo R.C. Church
1941 Christian Street
Philadelphia, PA 19146 US
Organ ID: 7222

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 36 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical 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 07, 2018:

The citation was sent to the church for display, but not presented in a public ceremony.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on March 06, 2016:

According to information received via e-mail from Paul Marchesano, the citation was not awarded in a public ceremony. Presentation was made de facto via mailing the certificate to James Hale, the organist, who arranged its display.

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

Database Manager on April 01, 2008:

Updated through online information from James Hale. -- Received OHS Citation 363

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

Database Manager on February 24, 2005:

Refurbishment of the action by Edwin Ohl included replacement of wood tracker parts with aluminum.

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 1978

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Restored by Edwin A. Ohl c. 1978. 8' Fagotto in Pedal.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist and notes from James Hale
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Keydesk: Photograph by James Hale. Taken on 2007-04-01

Angled view from adjacent gallery: Photograph by James Hale. Taken on 2007-04-01

Case: Photograph by James Hale. Taken on 2007-04-01

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