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Jesse Woodberry (& Co.) (1894)

Location:

St. Mary's R.C. Church
Melrose, MA 02176 US
Organ ID: 130

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on October 24, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 11 ranks. 628 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on October 24, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on October 24, 2019.
Database Manager on October 24, 2019:

Updated by Eric Anderson, who maintains the organ.
Unaltered, except for removal of feeders and addition of blower in 1920, and new Zephyr blower in balcony in 2000.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 25, 2019.

Database Manager on February 25, 2015:

Updated through online information from John Collins.

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

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