Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 211, 1857)

Location:

Beneficent Congregational Society
Weybosset Street
Providence, RI 02903 US
Organ ID: 15881

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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
  • 40 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 34 stops. 49 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 34
  • Registers: 49
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 29
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • 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 November 22, 2011:

Updated through online information from Steven E. Lawson.

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

Database Manager on March 01, 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.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Copied from Dwight's Journal of Music (Oct. 24, 1857): 235-36
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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