The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
95 Woburn Street
Reading, Massachusetts 01867

OHS Database ID 49217.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ needs repairs, but is in usable condition.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 15, 2012.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 24 stops. 40 registers. 28 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Setterboard. Concave radiating pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from Robert Faucher. (Database Manager. February 15, 2012)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Chancel showing the organ. Photo from the Church's website, courtesy of Wayne Johnson (2017)

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

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Stoplist

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  • . Source: Stoplist copied from The Diapason March 1963

  •        Reading, Massachusetts
           Church of the Good Shepherd, Episcopal
    
           Conrad Olson   1962   3/28
           _________________________________________________
    
           GREAT                         CHOIR
    
       16' Lieblich Gedeckt 61        8' Geigen Principal 61
        8' Diapason         61        8' Bourdon          61
        8' Gemshorn         61        8' Dulciana         61
        8' Hohl Flute       12        4' Flute            61
        4' Octave           61    2 2/3' Nazard           61
        4' Flute Harmonic   61        2' Blockflöte       61
        4' Rohr Flute       12        8' Krummhorn        61
    2 2/3' Nazard            7           Tremolo
        2' Piccolo           5
      III  Plein Jeu       183           PEDAL
    
           SWELL                     16' Bourdon          32
                                     16' Lieblich Gedeckt GT
        8' Viola Pomposa    61        8' Principal        32
        8' Melodia          61        8' Rohrflöte        12
        8' Salicional       61        8' Gedeckt          --
        8' Voix Celeste     49    5 1/3' Quint            --
        4' Prestant         61        4' Octave           12
        4' Flute Traverso   61        4' Choral Bass      --
        2' Doublette        61        2' Flautino         --
      III  Fourntiure      183       16' Bombarde         12 SW
        8' Trumpet          61        8' Trumpet          SW
        4' Clarion          12        8' Krummhorn        CH
           Tremolo                    4' Clarion          SW
    
              [Received from Jeff Scofield May 29, 2017]
  • . Source: Stoplist copied from The Diapason March 1963 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.