The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Mary's R.C. Church / Mary Immaculate of Lourdes R.C. Church
270 Elliot Street
Newton Upper Falls, Massachusetts 02464

OHS Database ID 7045.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition, but is not in use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 12, 2017.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Two manuals. 11 stops. 16 registers. 11 ranks.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear 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.

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

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1994. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Moved to new bldg, altered & pitch lowered in 1910 by A. B. DeCourcey. Restorative repairs & return to original pitch late 1980's by Jeffrey J. A. Davis. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated by Joseph Dyer, who has heard or played the organ. (Steven E. Lawson. August 12, 2017)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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From 1910 Dedication Book. Unknown Photographer 1910-01-01

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

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Stoplist

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