Geo. S. Hutchings (& Co.) (1896)

Originally Wm. A. Johnson (Opus 240, 1867)

Location:

Christ Episcopal Church
7th & Francis
St. Joseph, MO 64501 US
Organ ID: 18062

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 15, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 39 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 34 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 15, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 34
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 25
  • 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.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 15, 2018.
Database Manager on May 15, 2018:

Dedicated by Clarence H. Eddy in October 1896. Selections included J.S. Bach's Fantasy and Fugue in G minor, and Robert Schumann's Sketch in B minor.

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

Database Manager on January 11, 2010:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The keydesk was attached to the right-side case, and to the side between the two cases.

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

Database Manager on December 17, 2007:

We currently have no documentation to identify the person or firm who installed the organ here. Possibly Hutchings, who took the organ in trade when it was replaced in Connecticut.

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

Database Manager on May 13, 2005:

From South Congregational Church, New Britain, Connecticut. Moved here by Geo. S. Hutchings in 1896.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
from <i>The Tracker</i>, vol. 47, no. 1 (January 2003): Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Instrument Images:

Chancel and organ ca. 1900: Archival photograph, courtesy of David Lewis. Taken on 1900-01-01

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