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Ray Douglas (1968 ca.)

Originally Estey Organ Co. (Opus 3057, 1934)

Location:

Christ Presbyterian Church
96 E. Haverhill St.
Lawrence, MA 01840 US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 30560

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on January 05, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 16 ranks. 877 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 16 stops. 20 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Built by Estey Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on January 05, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Built by Estey Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on January 05, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Built by Estey Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on January 05, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Klann Organ Supply [Klann Inc.]
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 16
  • Registers: 20
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Combination Action Name: Klann Tripper
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on January 05, 2021.
Jim Stettner on January 05, 2021:

This was a rebuild of the 1934 Estey electrification of an 1873 Wm. A. Johnson tracker installed second-hand by the Hall Organ Co. in 1909. Mr. Douglas' work entailed the destruction and disposal of the extant, original Johnson casework. The Estey console was replced with a new Klann console. The Pedal division was augmented through borrowing.

The church replaced the pipe organ in 1989 with a II-manual Allen. The pipe organ was sold to:

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on January 05, 2021.
Stoplist copied from the console: Open In New Tab Originally published 1989
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on January 05, 2021.

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