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Timothy Hawkes Organ Co. (1993ca.)

Originally William Stevens (1870ca.)

Location:

St. Raphael R.C. Church
512 High Street
West Medford, MA 02155 US
Organ ID: 2039

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 3 divisions. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • 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 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 07, 2013:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ is free-standing and encased at floor level at the side of the room. The facade is 3-sectional with 23 pipes arranged: 7 - 9 - 7.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was William Stevens? (c. 1870).

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 1993

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

[From Assembly of God, East Boston?] Through OCH. Rebuilt & installed here by Hawkes Organ Co. c.1993. In new building that replaced a burned one.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ case, December 2009: Photograph by Richard Pelland.

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