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Dobson Pipe Organ Builders (Opus 98, 2021)

Location:

St. Christopher's Episcopal Church
625 Main St.
Chatham, MA 02633 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 46195

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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 Jim Stettner on May 04, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 32 ranks. 1,855 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 31 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Dobson Pipe Organ Builders
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 04, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Dobson Pipe Organ Builders
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 04, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Dobson Pipe Organ Builders
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on May 04, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Dobson Pipe Organ Builders
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Registers: 31
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on May 04, 2021.
Jim Stettner on May 04, 2021:

This is a new instrument (replacing a transplanted, ca. 1853 Geo. Steven & Co.) identified from the Dobson opus list.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on May 04, 2021.
Stoplist copied from the builders website: Open In New Tab Originally published 2021
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on May 04, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Computer-generated graphic of planned installation: Photograph from an archival source: Dobson Organ Co. (on Church Facebook page), submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2021-04-11

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