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Trinity Episcopal Church
371 Delaware Ave.
Buffalo, New York 14202

OHS Database ID 11083.

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Technical Details

Three manuals. 51 stops.


  • Altered by Charles Viner in 1907 and in 1927-28. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

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  • Van Pelt, William T.. The Hook Opus List 1829-1835. (Richmond, Virginia: Organ Historical Society, 1991), 35 [0]

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  • Original document from Scot Huntington.. Source: Buffalo Commercial, Sept. 4, 1897 p. 15; Viner notebook
    Buffalo, NY
    Trinity Episcopal Church
    Organ by Hook & Hastings, No. 1715, 1896
    (*) stops missing from Buffalo Commercial stoplist but included in Viner notebook
    The published 1897 stoplist is specific about the five stop additions made that year.
    This extrapolated stoplist omits those additions.
    Compasses: 61/30
    Electric action pulldowns to slider chests.
    All stops independent except as noted.
    16 ft. Open Diapason  (basses in the facade, gilded)
    8 ft. Open Diapason
    8 ft. Viola d'Gamba
    8 ft. Doppel Flote
    4 ft. Octave
    4 ft. Harmonic Flute (Flute Harmonic in Viner)
    4 ft. Flute d'Amour
    2 2/3 ft. Twelfth
    2 ft. Fifteenth
    4-rank Mixture 
    8 ft. Trumpet*
    4 ft. Clarion
    16 ft. Bourdon (Treble and Bass stops* in Viner)
    8 ft. Open Diapason
    8 ft. Stopped Diapason*
    8 ft. Salicional*
    8 ft. Aeoline
    8 ft. Vox Celeste (listed as 61 notes)
    4 ft. Flute (Flauto Traverso in Viner)
    4 ft. Violina
    2 ft. Flautino
    3-rank Cornet (Cornet Dolce in Viner)
    8 ft. Cornopean
    8 ft. Oboe
    8 ft. Vox Humana
    8 ft. Violin Diapason
    8 ft. Dolce
    8 ft. Melodia
    4 ft. Wald Flute (Flute d'Amour in Viner)
    4 ft. Gemshorn
    2 ft. Piccolo (Piccolo Harmonic in Viner)
    8 ft. Clarinet
    8 ft. Orchestral Oboe
    16 ft. Open Diapason
    16 ft. Bourdon
    16 ft. Dolce (missing from Viner)
    16 ft. Dulciana (Viner lists as from Great Open Diap. 16')
    10 2/3 ft. Quint (Quint Flote in Viner)
    8 ft.  Violoncello
    16 ft. Trombone
    On the 1897 console (new or 1896 enlarged?) were listed:
    5 manual couplers by thumb pistons
    3 Pedal couplers
    9 Combination pedals
  • Click Here Original document from Scot Huntington.. Source: Buffalo Commercial, Sept. 4, 1897 p. 15; Viner notebook Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.