Pipe Organ Database

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Geo. S. Hutchings (& Co.) (1890ca.)

Originally E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 171, 1854)

Location:

First Parish Unitarian
785 Center St.
Boston: Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 US
Organ ID: 9726

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Unitarian, Universalist, Unitarian-Universalist
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 19, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 29 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 30 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider 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 19, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 30
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • 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 hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat 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 19, 2019.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 19, 2019.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was E. & G. G. Hook (1854, Opus 171).

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 2000

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Extension of Pedal from 20 to 27 notes.

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

Instrument Images:

Gallery and Organ Case: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1999-05-04

Console: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1999-05-04

Console: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1999-05-04

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1999-05-04

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