Pipe Organ Database

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Wissinger Organs (1997)

Location:

St. James' Roman Catholic Church
Portsmouth, NH 03081 US
Organ ID: 9433

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • 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 January 26, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 14 ranks. 2 manuals. 14 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on January 26, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 14
  • 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 January 26, 2019.
Database Manager on February 02, 2019:

Updated by James Hale, naming this as the source of information: local newspaper caledonian Record.

I have read that this church was demolished but three weeks before the organ was removed to Ningbo China where is now in that city\'s sole catholic church.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on February 03, 2019.

Database Manager on January 26, 2019:

Updated by James Hale
I have read in the local paper that a St James chuch in Portmouth was demolished in May. The organ tranferred to Ningbo China Justin Berg was responsible.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on January 27, 2019.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was Hinners Organ Co. (1908, Opus839).

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 1997

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Moved from Friedens U. C. C. , Schenectady, NY in 1996.

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

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