Pipe Organ Database

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E. & G.G. Hook & Hastings (Opus 794, 1875)

Location:

Scottish Rite Cathedral / Unity
915 North Dearborn
Chicago, IL US
Organ ID: 7231

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lodges and Clubs
  • The organ is unaltered 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
  • 40 ranks. 2,558 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 48 stops.
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
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 48
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on April 17, 2011:

Updated through on-line information from Connor Annable.

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 1984

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Was Unity Church (Unitarian).Purchased by Masons in 1903. Organ moved to rear gallery c. 1903. Pneumatic assist to Great. Restorative repairs 1997 by Dean Christian & Assoc.

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

Instrument Images:

Balcony and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1984-05-21

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