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Wm. A. Johnson (Opus 102, 1860)

Location:

St. Peter's Episcopal Church
State Street
Albany, NY US
Organ ID: 50283

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 3 manuals. 44 stops.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 44
  • Pedal Compass: 25
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 04, 2015:

Updated through online information from John Igoe. -- Updated Opus and status as per: "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 23, 2012:

Updated through online information from T. Daniel Hancock. -- Church website quotes a period resource which indicates that the organ was "sweet and powerful" and "capable of enlargement and enrichment whenever desired." In 1880, "the organ, now in 'maimed and shattered condition,' was rebuilt by the Hook & Hastings company." Replaced by 3/27 Hilborne Roosevelt in 1886.

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

Database Manager on August 17, 2012:

Identified through online information from T. Daniel Hancock. -- The "American Musical Directory," Thomas Hutchinson, New York, 1861 reports "Size of organ--3 banks keys, 44 stops, 2-1/2 octaves pedals. The organ contains no half stops; all of them are complete--56 notes. Built by W.A. Johnson, of Westfield, Mass., in 1860."

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

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