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Kimball-Frazee Organ Co. (1920ca.)

Location:

St. James Episcopal Church
120 Main St.
Amesbury, MA 01913 US
Organ ID: 10

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • 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)
  • 16 ranks. 959 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 20 stops. 16 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 20
  • Registers: 16
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 24, 2013:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on July 02, 2009:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- At some later date, a 2' Fifteenth was installed in the Swell in place of the original 8' Vox Humana.

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

Database Manager on September 06, 2006:

Updated through on-line information from Barbara Owen. -- This organ replaced by new two-manual 20-stop Wissinger tracker-action organ, 2002. 14 sets of pipes re-used, altered and revoiced. 56-note manuals, 30-note pedal. Located at left side only.

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 1996.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Stoplist on separate sheet, not in Organ Handbook. Condition in 1996 average. Combination action. [Church had 1847 Morss; 1892 Hutchings Op. 272 2-16rk, which burned; then 1900 E. W. Lane.]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from the console August 1988
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior, ca. 1920's.: Vintage postcard, courtesy of James R. Stettner.

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