The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Paul's Episcopal
E. Broadway St.
Salem, New York 12865

OHS Database ID 5612.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 201, 1997-08-05.


Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2007-06-02.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 25 stops. 19 registers. 21 ranks. 1115 pipes. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 25 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. There are hinged doors that enclose keyboards. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard.

Notes

  • Restored A. David Moore, 2006; OHS 2006 (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • From First Parish Church, Unitarian, Dorchester, MA in 1890 by W. J. Stuart and Brother for $1000. Compass 56/25. (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • Citation #201 presented August 5, 1997 (Paul Marchesano. 2005-09-11)
  • Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. (Database Manager. 2007-06-02)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • Pinel, Stephen. "Saint Paul's Church, Episcopal, Salem: E. & G. G. Hook, Opus 189 (1855)," 2006 Organ Atlas: Capital District Region, New York State (pp. 112-113). [History, complete description, stoplist and photographs]
  • Moore, A. David. "Notes on the Restoration," 2006 Organ Atlas: Capital District Region, New York State (pp. 113-115). [History, complete description, stoplist and photographs]

Related Database Entries

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Photographs

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Organ; photo from church website used with permission. Submitted by James R. Stettner 2008-11-13
Organ; photo from church website used with permission. Submitted by James R. Stettner 2008-11-13
Side view of organ; photo from church website used with permission. Submitted by James R. Stettner 2008-11-13
Nameplate; photo from church website used with permission. Submitted by James R. Stettner 2008-11-13
Keydesk. Photo by James R. Stettner 1988-07-19

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Stoplist

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