The OHS Pipe Organ Database

United (Congregational)
Conway, Massachusetts 01341

OHS Database ID 5155.

Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 235.


Status and Condition

The organ has been removed from this location and is currently in storage.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 28, 2019.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 10 stops. 12 registers. 10 ranks. 516 pipes. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Flat straight pedalboard.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1998 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Was First Congregational. Original stenciling on front pipes. Unaltered. Original builders' Warranty and Instructions for care of the organ are glued to the backside of the case panels (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Online update from James R. Stettner: the organ was removed after a February 2017 tornado damaged the church beyond repair. It is in storage with A. David Moore, and is available for sale. The specification and a photo were posted to Facebook Pipe Organ Garage Sale on May 28, 2019. (James Stettner. May 28, 2019)

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Photographs

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Organ case in front of church. Photograph by A. David Moore

Pipe organs in Massachusetts sponsored by Mssrs. Czelusniak et Dugal.

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.
    Conway Congregational (United) Church
    Conway, Massachusetts
    
    Hook & Hastings, Op. 1297, 1886 - Original Specifications
    (Stoplist: William Baker 1998)
    
    GREAT (Manual I)                             COUPLERS (Drawknob) 
       8'  Open Diapason (1-17 facade)  58          Swell to Pedal 
       8'  Dulciana               (tc)  46          Great to Pedal
       8'  Melodia                (tc)  46
       8'  Unison Bass                  12          Swell to Great  
       4'  Octave                       58          Swell to Great 8ves 4'
    
    SWELL (Manual II - Expressive) 
       8'   Viola                 (tc)  46 
       8'   Stopped Diapason      (tc)  46          ACTION: Mech. key & stop
       8'   Stopped Bass                12
       4'   Flute    [Harmonic]         58          STOPS: 10
       4'   Violina                     58
       8'   Oboe                  (tc)  46          REGISTERS: 12
            Tremulant
                                                    RANKS: 10
    PEDAL 
    16'   Bourdon (at sides)            30          PIPES: 516
    
    
    [from builders' warranty, etc., inside panel over the console]
    Manuals CC1 - A58   Pedals CC1 - F30
    Console is projecting w/terraces and flat-faced knobs
    Pitch is quite sharp of A=440. Swell and Great are on the same level.
    Manual windchests are chromatic, Pedal diatonic.
    Facade and Pedal C and C# sides are reversed, i.e., C-side to the right,
       facing the organ.
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.