Pipe Organ Database

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Hilborne L. Roosevelt (Opus 113, 1883)

Exhibited in the 2015 OHS convention

Location:

First Congregational Church
Great Barrington, MA 01230 US
Organ ID: 5021

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • 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 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 73 ranks. 3 manuals. 60 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 60
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1988.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Historic Organs Recital in 1983 (listed as 4-60). [On Roosevelt list as 3m.] Originally tubular pneumatic (electric action echo) with Roosevelt Adjustable Combination Action. Compass extended to 61 manual and 32 pedal notes. Electrified by W. W. Laws without tonal change in 1936 with a console built on an Austin stop-key skeleton. Swell Cornet and Great Mixture altered in 1970's. On PIPORG-L 21 Apr 1996 (Paul Opel) as 4-73. Apparently restored by congregation under Andover supervision with new console. [Facade may have been designed by George Ashdown Audsley? ]

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.

Instrument Images:

Balcony, Console, and Organ Case: Photograph courtesy of Len Levasseur. Taken on 1973-03-21

Church Exterior: Vintage Postcard; image courtesy of Len Levasseur.

Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2014-09-10

Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2014-09-10

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