Pipe Organ Database

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E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 406, 1867)

Exhibited in the 1987 OHS convention

Location:

United Methodist Church
31 N Main Street
Ipswich, MA 01938 US
Organ ID: 6475

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ is currently being renovated or restored.
  • The organ's condition is not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Bruce C on October 26, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 13 ranks. 663 pipes. 2 manuals. 15 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 15
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1990

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Case hidden by screen in 1946 remodelling. Keraulophon replaced by 2' Flute by Roy E. H. Carlson. Historic Organs Recital 11 Feb 1990. 2' flute restored to a Keraulophon in 1990's restoration by Barbara Owen & Michael Hammil. Original stencilling restored.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
1987 OHS Handbook: Open In New Tab Originally published June 1987
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on October 13, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Church members posing in front of organ, date unknown: Photograph from an archival source: 1987 OHS Handbook, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. unknown, 1867 or later

Invoice for the organ, note price $2,170: Photograph from an archival source: 1987 OHS Handbook, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken on 1867-01-23

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