Pipe Organ Database

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Methuen Organ Co. (1898)

Location:

Pleasant Street United Methodist Church
8 Pleasant Street
Salem, NH 03079 US
Organ ID: 778

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been restored to a previous 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
  • 9 ranks. 503 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 9 stops. 11 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 9
  • Registers: 11
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
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 February 20, 2010:

Updated through online information from Joseph Olefirowicz.

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

Database Manager on August 01, 2009:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on September 27, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Quarter-sawn oak case. 4-sectional facade with 32 gold-painted pipes arranged: 7-9-9-7.

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

Database Manager on May 14, 2007:

Updated through online information from Joseph Olefirowicz.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ: Photo by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1988-08-13

Keydesk: Photo by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1988-08-13

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