Pipe Organ Database

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E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 527, 1870)

Location:

Central Presbyterian Church
San Francisco, CA US
Organ ID: 14008

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 2 manuals. 19 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Registers: 19
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 05, 2013:

Updated through online information from Jim Lewis. -- This organ was moved by Shellard & McCraith to First Presbyterian Church, San Jose, CA, in 1872. ("History of Santa Clara County, California" Alley, Bowen & Co. 1881)

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.
The organ was a Size 7 in the H&H catalog: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Lewis on August 07, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Opus 527 seen here in its second home at the First Presbyterian Church, San Jose, Calif. Destroyed in the 1906 earthquake: Photograph from an archival source: Jim Lewis collection, submitted by Jim Lewis. Taken approx. pre-1906

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