The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Central Baptist Church
9 Academy Street
Chelmsford, Massachusetts 01824

OHS Database ID 28072.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 399, 2011-05-24. The award was rescinded 0000-00-00.


Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 3, 2011.


Technical Details

Ventil chests. Tubular pneumatic key action. Pneumatic stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 8 stops. 8 registers. 8 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with a keyboard cover that can be lifted to form a music rack. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Stops controlled by miniature keyboard. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. No combination action. Flat straight pedalboard.

Notes

  • Identified by James R. Stettner through information from the Estey Opus List, published in The Boston Organ Club newsletter, 1973-1979. (Database Manager. September 7, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- The organ is free-standing and encased at the front of the room in a quarter-sawn oak case with a 5-sectional facade containing 49 pipes arranged: 11-7-13-7-11. Originally painted gold, the pipes are now white. (Database Manager. August 3, 2011)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Sanctuary Interior and Pipe Facade. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2011-06-12
Pipe Facade and Keydesk. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2011-06-12
Keydesk. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2011-06-12

Pipe organs in Massachusetts sponsored by Mssrs. Czelusniak et Dugal.

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Stoplist

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