The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Lutheran Church
299 Berkeley Street
Boston (Back Bay), Massachusetts 02116

OHS Database ID 18049.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 5, 2007.

Technical Details

Wicks Direct Electric(©) chests.

Two manuals. 17 stops. 29 registers. 20 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.


  • Enlarged by Wicks in 1978 to 20 ranks. Relocated to the Community Church, Aspen, CO in 1998. (Elizabeth Schmitt. May 10, 2005)
  • The Wicks Opus list shows 11 ranks, other sources show 16. (Elizabeth Schmitt. May 21, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from Leonardo A. Ciampa. -- Organ was replaced with Richards, Fowkes & Co. Op. 10 (2000). (Database Manager. August 5, 2007)

Online Documents

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  • stoplist from factory records

    Wicks Organ Co., 1958-77
    8    Principal (1977)
    8    Spitzfloete
    8    Dolcan (in Sw.)
    4    Octave
    4    Flute Harmonic (1977)
    2 2/3 Twelfth
    2    Fifteenth
    IV   Mixture (1977)
    16   Rohrgedackt (12p/)
    8    Rohrfloete
    8    Gamba
    8    Gamba Celeste (TC)
    8    Dolcan
    4    Flute (ext. Rohr.)
    2 2/3 Rohr Nazard (ext.)
    2    Flautino (ext. Rohr.)
    16   Fagot (1977)
    8    Trompette
    4    Clarion (1977)
    16   Contra Bass (1977)
    16   Subbass
    16   Rohrgedeckt (sw.)
    8    Diapason (former Gt. pipes moved to Pedal in 1977
    8    Bourdon (12p.)
    8    Rohrfloete (Sw)
    4    Choralbass (12p)
    4    Flute (Sw.)
    16   Posaune (12p., 1977)
    8    Trompette (Sw.)
    full couplers
     [Received from Ron Yeater 2013-01-30.]
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