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Andover Organ Co. (Opus R-273, 1987)

Originally E. & G.G. Hook & Hastings (Opus 829, 1876)
Exhibited in the 2018 OHS convention

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
3080 W. Main St.
Caledonia, NY 14423 US
Organ ID: 7288

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • 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 June 24, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 16 ranks. 866 pipes. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 14 stops. 14 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 June 24, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 14
  • Registers: 14
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 58
  • Pedal Compass: 27
  • 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 horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on June 24, 2018.
Database Manager on June 02, 2007:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Three-sectional facade containing 17 pipes arranged: 5-7-5. The E. & G. G. Hook was originally built for the Theological Seminary at Andover, Massachusetts. It was later moved to the Baptist church in Clinton, Connecticut. It is thought that it lost its case at this time.

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. & G. G. Hook & Hastings (1876, Opus 829).

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1987

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Relocated from Baptist Church, Clinton, CT via storage in Middlebury, CT 1984. Moved here through OCH. Dedicated 3 May 1987 by Richard Erickson. In c. 1848 George Stevens case from Metropolitan Baptist Church, Roxbury, MA. [Church previously had 1890 Moller Op. 48, then 1912, 2m. Barckhoff, then 1950's electronic.]

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist taken from the console: Open In New Tab Original document from Matthew M. Bellocchio. Originally published 2018-01-15
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Complete Stoplist: Open In New Tab Detailed specification including all registrational aids and notes of interest.
Document created on 1989-09-21
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Instrument Images:

Organ: Photo by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1989-09-21

Keydesk: Photo by James R. Stettner. Taken on 1989-09-21

Organ Case: Photograph by Matthew M. Bellocchio. Taken on 2013-05-17

Console: Photograph by Matthew M. Bellocchio. Taken on 2013-05-17

Builder Nameplates: Photograph by Matthew M. Bellocchio. Taken on 2011-12-01

Left Stop Jamb: Photograph by Matthew M. Bellocchio. Taken on 2011-12-01

Right Stop Jamb: Photograph by Matthew M. Bellocchio. Taken on 2011-12-01

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