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Hutchings-Votey Organ Co. (Opus 1637, 1907)

Location:

First Church of Christ, Scientist
71 Prospect Street
Providence, RI 02906 US
Organ ID: 7948

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Church of Christ, Scientist
  • The organ has been renovated with changes 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 39 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 15, 2016:

The Pedal division has 30 notes played from a 32-note pedalboard for manuals coupled to the pedal. The Swell was completely restored to original condition; the rest of organ was rebuilt with slider chests, decades ago. The double-rise reservoir was restored IN PLACE by Joeseph F. Dzeda of A. Thompson-Allen Company. (notes by Peter Krasinski)

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

Database Manager on December 25, 2012:

Updated through online information from William Catanesye. -- Swell division tonally and mechanically restored on original lever-arm pitman chests in 2008 by Spencer Organ Co., Inc.

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 1996.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Replacement console, restored by A. Thompson-Allen.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from Peter Krasinski
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken on 2005-07-12

Chancel and organ: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken on 2005-07-12

Facade: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2009-08-31

Facade: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2009-08-31

Facade: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2009-08-31

Auditorium Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2004-05-10

Console: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2004-05-10

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