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Andover Organ Co. (Opus R-188, 1975)

Originally Wm. Johnson & Son (Opus 604, 1883)

Location:

Village Congregational Church
45 Main St.
West Stockbridge, MA 01266 US
Organ ID: 35903

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been altered 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 June 08, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 6 ranks. 2 divisions. 1 manuals. 7 stops. 6 registers.
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 June 08, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 7
  • Registers: 6
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 13
  • 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: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on June 08, 2019.
Database Manager on August 30, 2015:

Updated through online information from John Igoe. -- Johnson Organs, 1844-1898: Wm. A Johnson, Johnson Organ Co., Johnson & Son: a documentary issued in honor the two hundredth anniversary of his birth, 1816-2016 / by Scot L. Huntington, Len Levasseur, Barbara Owen, Stephen L. Pinel, and Martin R. Walsh. Cranbury, New Jersey: The Princeton Academy of the Arts, Culture, and Society, 2015.

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

Database Manager on August 30, 2015:

Updated through online information from John Igoe. -- Johnson Organs, 1844-1898: Wm. A Johnson, Johnson Organ Co., Johnson & Son: a documentary issued in honor the two hundredth anniversary of his birth, 1816-2016 / by Scot L. Huntington, Len Levasseur, Barbara Owen, Stephen L. Pinel, and Martin R. Walsh. Cranbury, New Jersey: The Princeton Academy of the Arts, Culture, and Society, 2015.

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

Database Manager on July 06, 2008:

Identified through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- Rebuild of existing organ. Andover added a 2' Fifteenth to the Great on an added jump-slide, renovated the organ, and some of the other pipework was revoiced. Documented: July, 1988.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Opel source undocumented; JRS stoplist coped from console Jul 1988: Open In New Tab Typed Stoplist by Paul Opel; augmented by James R. Stettner 2019-06-08
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on June 09, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Organ Case: (2014) Photograph by Andrew Hagberg.

Pipe Facade: (2014) Photograph by Andrew Hagberg.

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