Frazee Organ Co. (1929)

Location:

United Riverside Congregational Church
290 Water St.
Lawrence, MA 01841 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 67285

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • 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 Jim Stettner on January 04, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 14 ranks. 877 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 14 stops. 30 registers.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Built by Frazee Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on January 04, 2021.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Built by Frazee Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on January 04, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Built by Frazee Organ Co.
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on January 04, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Frazee Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 14
  • Registers: 30
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on January 04, 2021.
Andrew Scanlon on July 01, 2022:

from "Organs of Greater Lawrence" by Robert J Reich

Organized 1875 as Riverside Mission, Water St.; 1877 became Riverside Evangelical; 1890 became Riverside Cong.; c1965 merged with United Cong. to become United Riverside Cong. at Riverside bldg.; 1st bldg. was a barn moved to Water St. from nearby and raised up to put a new first floor under it; 1928, it was moved back and rebuilt into a parish house and a new stone church built in front. 1st bldg. had a reed organ. *SP Organ: Frazee, 1929, 2m, 14r., partially revoiced for much greater strength in 1979 by Andover Organ Co.

We received the most recent update for this note from Andrew Scanlon on July 01, 2022.
Stoplist copied from the console: Open In New Tab Originally published July 10, 1988
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on January 04, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph by Andrew Scanlon. Taken on 2022-07-10

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