Pipe Organ Database

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William Stevens (1863)

Location:

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
160 High Street
Newburyport, MA 01950 US
St. Anna's Chapel
Organ ID: 1838

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • 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: Slider
  • 9 ranks. 380 pipes. 2 divisions. 1 manuals. 10 stops. 9 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 10
  • Registers: 9
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • Pedal Compass: 18
  • 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: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Trigger/hitch-down swell.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 15, 2008:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on June 12, 2008:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ and chapel were recently refurbished, concert for organ and flute held June 13, 2008 to celebrate restoration project ("Boston Globe" article dated June 10). The organ was apparently walled in to the chamber with no access for service, restoration required removing the wall. It is pitched 1/2 tone sharp.

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

Database Manager on September 06, 2006:

Updated through online information from Barbara Owen. -- Still in occasional use, 2006.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1996.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Installed in chamber, no case. Hand blown until 1983. Good condition.

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

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