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J. W. Steere & Sons (Opus 424, 1897)

Location:

Grace Methodist Church / Pentecostal Tabernacle
56 Magazine Street
Cambridge, MA 02139 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 6512

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Churches of undetermined denomination
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on September 24, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider, Information unknown or not applicable
  • 16 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 16 stops. 16 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by J. W. Steere & Sons
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 24, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by J. W. Steere & Sons
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 24, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by J. W. Steere & Sons
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 24, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by J. W. Steere & Sons
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 16
  • Registers: 16
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • 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 Foot Trundles
  • Has Coupler Reversible Foot Trundles
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on September 24, 2021.
Organ Specifications: Open In New Tab Stoplist and dimensions
We received the most recent update for this document from Jim Stettner on September 24, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph by Pentacostal Tabernacle, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken on 2014-11-25

Keydesk with lid closed: Photograph by Organ Clearing House, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 2020

Keydesk with manuals and stops: Photograph by Organ Clearing House, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 2020

Keydesk: right stopjamb: Photograph by Organ Clearing House, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 2020

Keydesk: left stopjamb: Photograph by Organ Clearing House, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 2020

Pedalboard with reversible & composition trundles, and swell shoe: Photograph by Organ Clearing House, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 2020

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