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William Drake (1986)

Location:

St. Elizabeth's Episcopal Church
1 Morse Rd.
Sudbury, MA 01776 US
Chapel
Organ ID: 69171

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • 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 21, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 2 ranks. 108 pipes. 1 divisions. 2 manuals. 2 stops. 5 registers.
Manual I:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by William Drake
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 21, 2021.

Manual II:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by William Drake
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 21, 2021.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by William Drake
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on September 21, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by William Drake
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 2
  • Registers: 5
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 54
  • 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 without cover.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: No enclosed divisions.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave straight pedalboard.
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on September 21, 2021.
Jim Stettner on September 21, 2021:

The organ was originally built for the U.K. residence of Philip Thomas, Esq. and completed in 1986. It was transplanted to St. Elizabeth's in 1987. The 2' Fifteenth is available on both manuals, but not simultaneously. The Manual II 4' Flute is an octave transmission of the 8' Stopped Flute.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on September 21, 2021.

James R. Stettner on September 18, 2021:

Identified through online information from Richard R. Bunbury.

We received the most recent update for this note from James R. Stettner on September 18, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ in it's original home: Photograph from an archival source: Builder's website, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 1986

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