OHS Database ID 9155.
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Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.
Three manuals. 38 ranks.
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|Organ case and keydesk in profile. Photograph by Richard R. Bunbury 2019-07-28|
|Keydesk & lower facade. Photograph by Richard R. Bunbury 2019-07-28|
|Stenciled facade pipes. Photograph by Richard R. Bunbury 2019-07-28|
|Keydesk. Photograph by Richard R. Bunbury 2019-07-28|
|Keydesk: right stopjamb. Photograph by Richard R. Bunbury 2019-07-28|
|Keydesk: left stopjamb. Photograph by Richard R. Bunbury 2019-07-28|
|Pedalboard and foot trundles. Photograph by Richard R. Bunbury 2019-07-28|
|Right side of case and chimes. Photograph by Richard R. Bunbury 2019-07-28|
|Back of case and Pedal 16' Dble. Op. Diapn.. Photograph by Richard R. Bunbury 2019-07-28|
|Stop action trundles & reservoir. Photograph by Richard R. Bunbury 2019-07-28|
|Organ case in rear gallery. Photograph by Richard R. Bunbury|
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Church of St. Thomas Aquinas Boston (Jamaica Plain), Massachusetts E. & G.G. Hook, Opus 160, 1854 George S. Hutchings, Opus 551, c. 1898 GREAT SWELL (Expressive)  Tenoroon Gr. (tc) 44  Sw. Bourdon (tc) 44  1ˢᵗ Op. Diapason  Sw. Bourdon Bass 12  2ⁿᵈ Op. Diapason  Sw. Op. Diapason  Melodia (tf) 39  Sw. Stᵈ Diapason  Stᵈ Diapason Treble (tf) 39 [ ] blank drawknob  Stᵈ Diapason Bass 17  Sw. Viol di Gamba  Principal  Sw. Principal  Twelfth  Sw. Nason Flute  Fifteenth  Sw. Flautino 3 ranks Sesquialtera [III] Sw. Dulciana Cornet 3 ranks Mixture  Sw. Trumpet  Trumpet Treble  Sw. Hautboy  Trumpet Bass  Sw. Vox Humana  Clarion  Sw. Clarion CHOIR PEDAL  Ch. Op. Diapason  Ped. Dble. Op. Diapⁿ  Ch. Euphonia  Ped. Dble. Dulciana  Ch. Stᵈ Diapason 16' Ped. Bourdon  Ch. Viol d'Amour 8' Ped. Violoncello.  Ch. Principal  Ch. Wald Flute  Ch. Dulciana Twelfth  Ch. Dulciana Fifteenth  Ch. Clarionet (tf#) 38  Ch. Fagotto (bass) 18 COUPLERS (Drawknob) FOOT TRUNDLES (l - r) Sw. Bass to Ped. 1. Swell Octaves [Hutchings] (h-d) Gr. to Ped. Ch. to Ped. 2. Swell Tremolo [Hutchings] (h-d) Sw. to Gr. Unison 3. Swell Forte – All stops (s-a) Ch. to Gr. 4. Swell Mezzo – All 8'/4' stops (s-a) Sw. to Ch. 5. Great Forte – All stops (s-a) PEDAL MOVEMENTS 6. Great Mezzo – All 8'/4' stops (s-a) Swell Expression (bal.) 7. Great Piano – 8' Mel. + 8' (s-a) Stᵈ Diap. Bass NOTES This organ was originally built for the Episcopal Cathedral of St. Paul in Boston. According to the OHS Database, the organ was rebuilt by Hutchings with a new keydesk and reinstalled here at St. Thomas Aquinas. It was later restored Philip Beaudry. It was un- used by 1985 per Alan Laufman, but was made playable for the 2000 OHS convention by Scot L. Huntington. This organ received OHS Citation number 265 on August 18, 2000. Sources: Hook opus list; Hutchings opus list; OHS Database; stoplist rec'd May 8, 2014 from Connor Annable; verified, corrected, and updated by James R. Stettner July 28, 2019 from photos taken that day by Richard R. Bunbury Church of St. Thomas Aquinas 95 South Street Boston (Jamaica Plain), MA. 02130 [Received from Connor Annable 2014-05-08] [Verified, corrected & updated James R. Stettner 2019-07-28] [Foot trundles submitted by William T. Van Pelt from info provided by Scot L. Huntington 2019-07-31]