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Wahl Organbuilders (2021)

Location:

Groton School
Groton, MA US
Organ ID: 69047

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: High Schools, Preparatory Schools, and Academies
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on September 03, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 4 ranks. 208 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 4 stops. 5 registers.
Manual I:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Wahl Organbuilders
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 03, 2021.

Manual II:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Wahl Organbuilders
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 03, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by Wahl Organbuilders
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 03, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Wahl Organbuilders
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 4
  • Registers: 5
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Balanced tracker.
  • 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: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on September 03, 2021.
Jim Stettner on September 03, 2021:

Identified from the Wahl Organ Builders website; and a posting by Christoph Wahl on Facebook on Sept. 3, 2021.

A second, identical organ to this is being built on speculation.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on September 03, 2021.
Taken from Wahl website and Facebok photos: Open In New Tab Originally published September 3, 2021
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from James R. Stettner on September 03, 2021.
Wahl: Groton School, Groton, Massachusetts: Open In New Tab Description of organ and stoplist
Document created on 2021-09-03
We received the most recent update for this document from Jim Stettner on September 03, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ case: Photograph from an archival source: Wahl Organbuilders; posted by Christoph Wahl, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. September 2021

Organ case: Photograph from an archival source: Wahl Organbuilders; posted by Christoph Wahl, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. September 2021

Keydesk: Photograph from an archival source: Wahl Organbuilders; posted by Christoph Wahl, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. September 2021

Left stopjamb: Photograph from an archival source: Wahl Organbuilders; posted by Christoph Wahl, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. September 2021

Bass end grille: Photograph from an archival source: Wahl Organbuilders; posted by Christoph Wahl, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. September 2021

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