Pipe Organ Database

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E. & G.G. Hook & Hastings (Opus 801, 1875)

Location:

Holy Cross R.C. Cathedral
1400 Washington Street
Boston, MA US
Organ ID: 7254

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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 unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 101 ranks. 3 manuals. 70 stops.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 70
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • 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 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 23, 2006:

Updated through online information from Lisa Lucius. -- New console built by Andover Organ as Opus R-394, 2003

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 1992.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Electrified c. 1929 (?) by William W. Laws using a second-hand theater organ console, probably by Frazee. Cleaning and repairs by volunteers & Lahaise 1990-96. Proposal out in 2001 for new console.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from <i>The Organ in New England</i> by Barbara Owen (Raleigh: The Sunbury Press, 1979)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist 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:

Organ: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2008-02-22

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