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Andover Organ Co. (Opus R-435, 2008)

Originally Casavant Frères Ltée. (Opus 1531, 1936)

Location:

St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church
Wellesley Hills, MA 02481 US
Organ ID: 562

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 31 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 13, 2013:

Updated through online information from John Igoe.

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

Database Manager on December 07, 2010:

Identified through information from Jeff Scofield. -- Relocated from Sacred Heart R.C. Church, Lawrence, Massachusetts

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

Instrument Images:

Nave and Organ Case: Andover Promotional Photo courtesy of Don Olson. Taken on 2008-05-14

Console : Photograph by Andrew Scanlon. Taken approx. Summer 2013

Console, looking toward back of nave showing front pipes: Photograph by Andrew Scanlon. Taken approx. Summer 2013

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Andrew Scanlon. Taken approx. Summer 2013

Console, rolltop closed: Photograph by Andrew Scanlon. Taken approx. Summer 2013

Church exterior : Photograph by Andrew Scanlon. Taken approx. Summer 2013

Church exterior, side view: Photograph by Andrew Scanlon. Taken approx. Summer 2013

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