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Emmons Howard (Opus 9, 1903)

Originally Pomplitz Church Organ Co. (Opus 214, 1875)

Location:

Village Congregational Church
32 Main St.
Cummington, MA 01026 US
Organ ID: 5806

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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 Database Manager on June 08, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 16 ranks. 884 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 16 stops. 17 registers.
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 June 08, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 16
  • Registers: 17
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • 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 a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on June 08, 2019.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was Pomplitz & Co. (ca. 1875, Opus 214).

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on June 08, 2019.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1979

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From Trinity Episcopal, Staunton, VA. Moved here and altered by Emmons Howard in 1903. Restored Czelusniak et Dugal 1979, 2-16.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on June 08, 2019.
Stoplist copied from a brochure created by Messrs. Czelusniak et Dugal, Inc. in April/May 1981: Open In New Tab Typed Stoplist from James R. Stettner
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on June 09, 2019.

Instrument Images:

Organ in front, left corner of sanctuary: Photograph from an archival source: History of the organ by Messrs. Czelusniak et Dugal, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1981

Builder's nameplate: Photograph from an archival source: History of the organ by Messrs. Czelusniak et Dugal, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1981

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