Pipe Organ Database

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Watersmith Pipe Organs (Opus 29, 1995)

Originally E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 489, 1869)

Location:

Holy Cross R.C. Cathedral
1400 Washington St
Boston, MA 02118 US
Blessed Sacrament Chapel
Organ ID: 9675

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from John Roper on June 16, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 2 divisions. 1 manuals. 8 stops. 10 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Built by E. & G. G. Hook
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 8
  • Registers: 10
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 57
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from John Roper on June 16, 2020.
John Roper on June 16, 2020:

Relocated here in 1995 through OCH from TX storage. [On the Hook Opus list for German Evangelical, Knoxville, TN.] Uses much of the case and chassis of H & H 1047.

We received the most recent update for this note from John Roper on June 16, 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 John Roper on June 16, 2020.

Instrument Images:

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

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