Pipe Organ Database

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Carlton C. Michell (1892)

Location:

St. Stephen's Roman Catholic Church [later Our Lady of Pompeii]
Washington Ave., South End
Boston, MA 02136 US
Organ ID: 9717

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on May 22, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Pneumatic
  • 30 ranks. 1,688 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 28 stops. 28 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Pneumatic chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 28
  • Registers: 28
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection between stop control and chest.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on May 22, 2022.
Paul R. Marchesano on April 28, 2022:

Organ was moved to Most Precious Blood Roman Catholic Church in 1956 by LaHaise and Sons.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on April 28, 2022.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Windchests, action and possibly pipes constructed by Hunter of London. Church later named Our Lady of Pompeii.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From THE AMERICAN ORGANIST July 1936: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on May 22, 2022.
Write-up from THE AMERICAN ORGANIST July 1936, p.1: Open In New Tab Commentary and description
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on May 22, 2022.

Write-up from THE AMERICAN ORGANIST July 1936, p.2: Open In New Tab Commentary and description
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on May 22, 2022.

Write-up from THE AMERICAN ORGANIST July 1936, p.3: Open In New Tab Stoplist and commentary
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on May 22, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1999-05-04

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