Geo. H. Ryder (Opus 163, 1895 ca.)

Location:

Pleasant Street Baptist Church
165 Pleasant Street
Worcester, MA 01609 US
Sanctuary; front gallery
Organ ID: 18374

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on November 30, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 19 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 19 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Geo. H. Ryder
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 30, 2022.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Geo. H. Ryder
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 30, 2022.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Geo. H. Ryder
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 30, 2022.
Main:
  • Built by Geo. H. Ryder
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Registers: 19
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on November 30, 2022.
Database Manager on June 16, 2005:

Identified through information in Descriptive Catalogue of Superior Church Organs Manufactured by Geo. H. Ryder & Co., published in Boston, January, 1896. Dates are not included in the publication; the one given here is conjectural.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ façade. : Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2022-11-27

Church Exterior: Photograph from an archival source: americanantiquarian.org ; Wohlbruck Collection, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1910

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