Pipe Organ Database

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Andover Organ Co. (Opus R290, 2000)

Originally E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 400, 1866)

Location:

Cheney Hall, Little Theatre of Manchester
South Manchester, CT 06040 US
Organ ID: 9712

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Theatres, Cinemas, Movie Houses
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on December 27, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 2 manuals. 15 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Stops: 15
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

The original builder was E. & G. G. Hook (1866, Opus400).

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 2000

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

Instrument Images:

Full view of organ being played in 2013 Production of Our Town: Photo in private collection of Little Theatre of Manchester, Cheney Hall, courtesy of Debbie Gustafson (2013).

Detail of Stenciled Facade Pipes: Photograph by Debbie Gustafson. Taken on 2017-03-13

Organ Case and Facade Pipes: Photograph by Debbie Gustafson. Taken on 2017-03-13

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