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Newcomer Organ Co.

Originally M. P. Möller (Opus 6889, 1941)

Location:

St Barnabas Episcopal Church
5203 St Barnabas Road
Temple Hills, MD US
Chapel
Organ ID: 33381

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 10 ranks. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave straight pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 11, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from Adam Graham. -- Organ was installed at St Barnabas Episcopal in a loft at the back of the church facing the back wall. Console was modified by Newcomer, and Great chest re-leathered. Great/Pedal enclosed on right side of console, Swell enclosed on left side of console. Three pistons under swell manual control stops for both swell and pedal, and three pistons are under the great manual to control stops for both great and pedal. An "ultra" low-profile console with tabs above the swell manual with a roll top cover.

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

Database Manager on February 29, 2008:

Identified from factory documents and publications courtesy of Stephen Schnurr.

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

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