Pipe Organ Database

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E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 453, 1868)

Location:

St. Ignatius Loyola R.C. Church
San Francisco, CA US
Organ ID: 14014

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic 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
  • 3 manuals. 42 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Registers: 42
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • 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.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 14, 2008:

Updated through online information from Jim lewis. -- Organ moved to St. Rose Catholic Church, San Francisco, in 1896 by Felix Schoenstein and provided with new Gothic-style case. Destroyed 1906.

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.

Instrument Images:

Balcony and Organ Case: (ca. 1879-1896) Archival Photograph; image courtesy of Matthew Walsh.

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