Pipe Organ Database

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J. H. & C. S. Odell & Co. (Opus 128, 1873)

Location:

[First] Congregational Church
30 Hillside Road
Chester, NJ 07930 US
Organ ID: 5144

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on October 16, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 13 ranks. 2 divisions. 1 manuals. 12 stops.
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 May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 2
  • Stops: 12
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 25
  • 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 hinged doors that enclose keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat 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 May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 12, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from Anthony Meloni. -- This organ has been under the care of Anthony Meloni since 1982 and was completely restored in 2004 by Meloni & Farrier Organbuilders. It is featured on the cover of the New York City AGO Directory, 2007.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1973

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Compass 58/25. Keyboard covered by sliding doors. Renovated by Odell, abt 1960's.

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

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