Pipe Organ Database

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E. & G.G. Hook & Hastings (Opus 846, 1876)

Location:

Residence: Bruce Brewer
Baltimore, MD US
Organ ID: 19133

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ is unaltered 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
  • 2 ranks. 1 manuals. 2 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 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Stops: 2
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • 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 vertical rows on flat 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 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 25, 2005:

On-line update from Bruce Brewer -- The instrument was removed from the chapel of the Sisters of the Presentation of Mary Convent, adjoining Saint John the Baptist Church in West Warwick Rhode Island. The address of which was #10 Washington Street, West Warwick, RI in June 2004.

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

Database Manager on August 07, 2005:

On-line update from Bruce Brewer -- Inscription inside the swell box = H.I. Greene, River Pointe, RI. Also, Clyde S.R.R. (?)

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

Database Manager on August 07, 2005:

On-line update from Bruce Brewer -- Both ranks are metal, with wood stoppers in the Dulciana bass. The pipework is all original, either scroll tuned, or cone tuned. all unaltered.

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

Database Manager on July 24, 2005:

From Bruce D. Brewer: Both ranks are full-compass, with the dulciana basses being stopped metal pipes.

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

Database Manager on July 18, 2005:

Identified through on-line information from Bruce D. Brewer. -- This organ was probably originally in a private home in West Warwick RI, then in a Catholic School until 05/2004, now in Baltimore MD. The organ has an 8' Diapason in the front, the pipes are mitered over the swell box & behind the case to reduce the overall height. 2 ranks, diapason & dulciana, pedal pull-downs. Walnut case

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

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