Pipe Organ Database

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A. B. DeCourcy & Co. (1919)

Originally George Jardine & Son (Opus 1108, 1894)

Location:

St. Catherine of Genoa Catholic Church
Somerville, MA 02143 US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 1139

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on October 13, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 24 ranks. 2 manuals. 23 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 23
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Peter F. Regan on October 07, 2021:

Organ used regularly and in need of some restoration.

Organ was moved and case modified from Presbyterian Church, Sewickley, PA by AB DeCourcy and Co, Boston, MA in 1919-20.

We received the most recent update for this note from Peter F. Regan on October 07, 2021.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 2001

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Second hand. Originally in a Masonic lodge, location undetermined. Moved to Somerville in 1920. Some rebuilding by Lahaise & Sons. Tracker action to pneumatic pallet actions. Many of the Great pipes are marked 1108 A.. R. Schopp

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Contract for Relocation: Open In New Tab Contract signed between Fr. O'Brien and Andrew DeCourty
Document created on 1919-07-21
We received the most recent update for this document from Peter F. Regan on October 07, 2021.

Specification at time of relocation: Open In New Tab Specification of Jardine at time of relocation
Document created on 1919-07-21
We received the most recent update for this document from Peter F. Regan on October 07, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Nave, Balcony, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1999-05-04

Keydesk: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1999-05-04

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