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Andover Organ Co. (2020-2022)

Originally Jesse Woodberry (& Co.) (1906)

Location:

St. Patrick's Roman Catholic Church
282 Suffolk St.
Lowell, MA 01854 US
Sanctuary; rear gallery
Organ ID: 71518

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic 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 August 11, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider with pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP), EP ventil
  • 56 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals.
Great:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Jesse Woodberry (& Co.)
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 10, 2022.

Swell (Expressive):
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Jesse Woodberry (& Co.)
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 10, 2022.

Choir:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider with pneumatic pull-downs (externally, EP or TP) chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Jesse Woodberry (& Co.)
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 10, 2022.

Pedal:
  • Chest Type(s): EP ventil chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
  • Built by Jesse Woodberry (& Co.)
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on August 10, 2022.
Gallery:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on August 10, 2022.
Jim Stettner on August 10, 2022:

This entry represents a refurbishing of an existing instrument with no tonal changes, but with new manual windchests and restored Pedal windchests per a phone conversation with Craig Seaman of the Andover Organ Co. on Wednesday, August 10, 2022.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jim Stettner on August 10, 2022.
Stoplist copied from photos of the console controls: Open In New Tab Originally published August 11, 2022
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on August 11, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook page, submitted by Jim Stettner. Taken approx. ca. 2018

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