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Andover Organ Co. (Opus R-277, 1985)

Originally E.F. Walcker & Cie. (Opus 5104, 1969ca.)

Location:

Gordon College
255 Grapevine Rd.
Wenham, MA 01984 US
Chapel
Organ ID: 6720

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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: Slider
  • 15 ranks. 815 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 12 stops. 12 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 May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 12
  • Registers: 12
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • 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 vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 05, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ was located in the front, left corner of the chapel at sanctuary floor level. The Manual I 4' Prinzipal had its first 32 pipes en facade. The Manual I I-II Sesquialtera was I-rank for the first 12 notes, and II-ranks for the remaining 49 notes. The Manual I II-III Mixtur was II-ranks for the first 7 notes, and III-ranks for the remaining 54 notes. The top 5 notes of the Man. II 8' Trompette are doubled open metal trebles (8' + 4'). Documented: February, 1989.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was E. F. Walcker & Co. (c. 1969, Opus5104).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

From Barrington College, Barrington, RI. On OCH For Sale list 1996.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ in front left corner: Photograph by James R. Stettner.

Keydesk: Photograph by James R. Stettner.

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