Pipe Organ Database

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Hook & Hastings (Opus 1833, 1902)

Location:

St. John's Seminary
Brighton
Boston (Brighton), MA 02135 US
Chapel
Organ ID: 8520

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Convents, Monasteries, and the like
  • The organ is currently being renovated or restored.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider with direct-electric pull-downs (externally mounted)
  • 18 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 16 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with direct-electric pull-downs (externally mounted) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear 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: 16
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 25, 2013:

Updated through online information from Janet Hunt. -- A contract was signed on January 24, 2013 with The Andover Organ Company to renovate this instrument. All original pipework will be retained, slider chests repaired, new ranks will be added, including a new third manual Choir division. A new console resembling period H&H consoles in appearance will be built. Anticipated start date mid-2014.

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

Database Manager on April 19, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from Janet E. Hunt. -- Console has been removed. Pipework, case and chests still extant but in need of repair.

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

Database Manager on August 25, 2005:

On-line update from Eric Anderson -- only change to organ was new console, 1950s. Still utilizes original 1899 electro-pneumatic system. Used daily.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Listed for 1899, but not actually installed until 1902 Slider chests, but always had e-p (pulldown) action. All original save for console, a supply-house item of about 1960. Compass 61/30.

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.

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