Pipe Organ Database

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E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 505, 1869)

Location:

Residence: Robert Bruce Whiting
Schwenksville, PA 19473 US
Organ ID: 8420

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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
  • 16 ranks. 2 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: 2
  • 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 October 21, 2015:

Updated through online information from John Igoe. -- Hook list assigns Opus 505 Green Street Methodist Philadelphia (1869), 2/24. See The Hook Opus List 1829-1935, ed. William T. Van Pelt (Organ Historical Society, 1991).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Relocated from Green St. Methodist, Philadelphia, PA [shown there as 20rk]. Never installed at Mr. Whiting's residence. It was in Patrick J. Murphy's shop being restored when Whiting died. Acquired by Murphy from the estate and sold to Epiphany Episcopal c. 2000.

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

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