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First Congregational Church
322 Main Street
Woburn, Massachusetts 01801

OHS Database ID 8041.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 264, 2000-08-18.


Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
(The last update we received about this organ was on the transfer of data from the OHS PC Database, October 30, 2004.)


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Three manuals. 31 stops. 36 registers. 33 ranks. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.

Notes

  • The original builder was E. & G. G. Hook (1860, Opus 283). (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Status Note: There 2000. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Bellows restoration. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

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Photographs

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Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Organ Case. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 1999-05-04
Chancel and Organ Case. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 1999-05-04
Chancel and Organ Case. Photograph by William T. Van Pelt 1999-05-04

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from Church Music Pamphlet

  • First Congregational Church
    Woburn, MA
    E. & G. G. Hook Opus 283, 1860
    
    (all stops 1860 except where noted)
    
    GREAT (56 notes)
    Open Diapason 8'        56 pipes (includes about 17 front pipes)
    Gamba 8'                56 pipes (replaced original 2 2/3' Twelfth in 1913)
    Dulciana 8'             56 pipes (replaced original second II rank Mixture in 1913)
    Melodia 8'              39 pipes
    Std. Diapason Bass 8'   17 pipes
    Principal 4'            56 pipes
    Fifteenth 2'            56 pipes
    Mixture II             112 pipes
    Trumpet Treble 8'       44 pipes
    Trumpet Bass 8'         12 pipes
    
    SWELL (56 notes)
    Bourdon Treble 16'      44 pipes
    Bourdon Bass 16'        12 pipes
    Open Diapason 8'        56 pipes (low 8va added 1913)
    Salicional 8'           56 pipes (replaced Sesquialtera II in 1913)
    Viol di Gamba tc 8'     44 pipes
    Principal 4'            56 pipes
    Violin 4'               56 pipes
    Flute Harmonique 4'     56 pipes
    Fifteenth 2'            56 pipes
    Trumpet Treble 8'       44 pipes
    Trumpet Bass 8'         12 pipes
    Oboe tc 8'              44 pipes
    Tremulant
    
    CHOIR (56 notes)
    Eolina tc 16'           44 pipes
    Open Diapason 8'        56 pipes (low 8va added 1913)
    Dulciana 8'             56 pipes
    Viol d' Amour tc 8'     44 pipes
    Clarabelle tc 8'        44 pipes
    Std. Diapason Treble 8' 44 pipes
    Std. Diapason Bass 8'   12 pipes
    Flute a Cheminee 4'     56 pipes
    Celestina 2'            56 pipes (originally 4', made to speak 8va higher, harmonic)
    Clarionet tc 8'         44 pipes
    
    PEDAL (27 notes)
    Dble. Open Diapason 16' 27 pipes
    Dble. Std. Diapason 16' 27 pipes
    Violincello 8'          27 pipes
    Grand Posaune 16'       27 pipes
    
    COUPLERS
    Swell to Great
    Swell to Choir
    Choir to Great Sub 8ves
    Great to Pedals
    Swell to Pedals
    Choir to Pedals
    Pedals at Octaves (removed 1913)
    Pedal Check (removed 1913)
    Bellows Signal
    Balanced Swell Pedal (replaced hitch-down pedal 1913)
    
    UNLABELED PEDALS
    Swell Piano
    Swell Forte
    Gr. to Ped. Reversible
    Great Piano
    Great Forte
    
     [Received from Wayne Johnson 2015-10-26.]
  • Stoplist from Church Music Pamphlet Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.