Pipe Organ Database

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R. A. Daffer, Inc. (1985)

Originally Roosevelt Organ Works [Hilborne Roosevelt Organs] (Opus 290, 1885)

Location:

St. Dominic's R.C. Church
630 E. Street SW
Washington, DC US
Organ ID: 9583

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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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Direct electric
  • 3 manuals. 38 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Direct electric chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Stops: 38
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 17, 2013:

Updated through online information from JC Cantrell.

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 Hilborne Roosevelt (1885, Opus 290). No tonal changes. New console, repairs to chests and action installed in 1922 by Lewis and Hitchcock.

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 1999

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Rebuilt with direct electric chests, R. A. Daffer, 1989.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Documentation 2011 OHS Convention/See Atlas
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
History of the organ: Open In New Tab Description of changes made to the instrument.
Document created on 2008-10-07
We received the most recent update for this document from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Gallery and Organ: Photograph by Tom Parker. Taken on 2006-12-06

Nave, Gallery, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2010-11-15

Nave, Gallery, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Len Levasseur. Taken on 2010-11-15

Nave, Balcony, and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2012-11-19

Church Interior and Altar: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2012-11-19

Console: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2012-11-19

Façade Pipework: Photograph by Benjamin Stalder. Taken on 2018-01-19

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