Pipe Organ Database

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David Dutton (1838)

Location:

Residence: Stephen Long
Seattle, WA 98119 US
Living Room
Organ ID: 988

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • 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 Jim Stettner on November 06, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 4 ranks. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 4 stops. 5 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
  • Built by David Dutton
We received the most recent update for this division from Jim Stettner on November 06, 2020.
Main:
  • Built by David Dutton
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 4
  • Registers: 5
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Manual Compass: 63
  • 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 vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Trigger/hitch-down swell.
  • Pedalboard Type: No pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Jim Stettner on November 06, 2020.
Database Manager on January 12, 2017:

Updated by James R. Stettner, who has heard or played the organ.
After Steven Long's passing, his partner donated the organ to the National Music Museum in Vermillion, South Dakota.

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

Database Manager on October 18, 2006:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- The manual compass is: GGG, AAA - a'''' GGG# is present, but doesn't depress. It's a dummy key.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

OCH from R. Sumner Rand residence, Amesbury, MA; to former Long residence, Shrewsbury, MA. Restored Jeremy Adams in 1989.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: Photograph by James R. Stettner (ca. 1993).

Organ Case: (with pleated cloth insert removed exposing shutters) Photograph by James R. Stettner (ca. 1993).

Organ Case: (with expression shutters opened) Photograph by James R. Stettner (ca. 1993).

Organ Case: (with shutters removed showing all wooden pipes) Photograph by James R. Stettner (ca. 1993).

Wind System: (in base of case) Photograph by James R. Stettner (ca. 1993).

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