Pipe Organ Database

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E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 347, 1864)

Location:

Congregational Church
Sacramento, CA US
Organ ID: 14005

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 2 manuals. 20 registers.
All:
  • Position: In center 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
  • Registers: 20
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 28, 2017:

Updated by James Jordan, who has heard or played the organ.
The Hook organ was relocated when the church built a new building in 1926. It was married to the 1926 Estey organ, opus 2517.

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

Database Manager on February 15, 2005:

Identified from company publications as edited and expanded in The Hook Opus List 1829-1935, ed. William T. Van Pelt (Organ Historical Society, 1991).

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

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