Pipe Organ Database

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Owner (1992)

Originally E. & G.G. Hook & Hastings ()

Location:

Residence: John Richards
Hall Road
Barrington, NH 03825 US
Organ ID: 52164

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • The organ has been altered 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)
  • 27 ranks. 1,471 pipes. 3 divisions. 3 manuals. 50 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 50
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 09, 2016:

Updated through online information from John Richards.

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

Database Manager on April 03, 2016:

Updated through online information from John Richards.
As a small correction, the opus number of the Hook & Hastings that comprises this organ is 1755, not 1775 as listed.

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

Database Manager on November 30, 2013:

Updated through online information from John Richards.

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

Database Manager on November 27, 2013:

Updated through online information from John Richards. -- Some chests are EP pitman, some are EP, some are direct electric.

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

Database Manager on November 25, 2013:

A new installation, using components from several existing instruments. Identified by John Richards, based on personal knowledge of the organ. -- This home organ includes pipes from Hook & Hastings #1775, Hillgreen-Lane #240, Moller #2812 and many others (unknown builders). It was assembled beginning in 1992 from two large collections of pipes and several bought separately for the purpose.

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

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