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Wm. Johnson & Son (1886)

Originally Henry Erben (1847)

Location:

St. Peter's Episcopal Church
25 Clara Barton Street
Dansville, NY 14437 US
Organ ID: 60380

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Scot Huntington on March 18, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 9 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 9 stops. 10 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by Wm. Johnson & Son
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on June 23, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by Wm. Johnson & Son
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on June 23, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
  • Built by Wm. Johnson & Son
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on June 23, 2021.
Chancel:
  • Built by Wm. Johnson & Son
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 9
  • Registers: 10
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 56
  • 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 without cover.
  • 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 Jim Stettner on June 24, 2021.
Database Manager on December 01, 2018:

Updated by Stephen Rose, who has heard or played the organ. -- New information was discovered via "The Dansville Express" from December 2, 1886. Please see the Documents section of this listing.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on June 24, 2021.

Database Manager on July 13, 2017:

Identified by Stephen Rose, who has heard or played the organ. -- This entry describes the rebuild and re-installation in 1886 of an existing 1847 organ.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on June 23, 2021.
Stoplist given in a Dec. 2, 1866 newspaper account: Open In New Tab Originally published December, 1886
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on June 24, 2021.
Newspaper Article: Open In New Tab An accounting of the installation of the 1886 Wm. Johnson & Son rebuilt 1847 Erben organ being installed by Charles Viner.
Document created on 1886-12-02
We received the most recent update for this document from Stephen Rose on June 23, 2021.

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