OHS Database ID 14492.
The organ has been restored to a previous state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition September 24, 2016.
Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.
Two manuals. 3 divisions. 24 stops. 29 registers. 26 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 27 notes.
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.
Balanced swell shoes/pedals, not in standard AGO position. Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system. Flat straight pedalboard. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible toe studs.
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|Nave, Gallery, and Organ Case. Photograph by Len Levasseur 2009-07-06|
Pipe organs in Connecticut sponsored by S.L. Huntington & Co.
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St. Francis Church, R.C. New Haven, Connecticut E. & G.G. Hook & Hastings, No. 750, 1874 Restored and relocated by S.L. Huntington & Co., 2003 Compass:58/27 GREAT Man. I 16 ft. Op. Diapn. 1-7 stopped wood, 12 zinc in facade, remainder common Man. I 8 ft. Op. Diapn. 1-7 facade, zinc to #17 then spotted. Signed Chas. Beaudry 1874 Man. I 8 ft. Melodia 1-17 stopped, remainder open wood Man. I 8 ft. Dulciana 1-12 zinc, remainder common metal Man. I 4 ft. Octave 1-5 zinc, remainder common metal Man. I 4 ft. Flute d'Amour stopped wood with chimneys, open common metal trebles Man. I 3 ft. Twelfth common metal Man. I 2 ft. Fifteenth common metal Man. I 3 Rank Mixture common metal: C- 2, 1 1/2, 1; c13- 3, 2, 1 1/2; c37- 4, 3, 2 Man. I 8 ft. Trumpet 1-24 spotted bells on zinc, then spotted; top 9 flue trebles SWELL Man. II 16 ft. Bourdon Treble from tenor-c, stopped wood Man. II 16 ft. Bourdon Bass 1-12 (unenclosed) Man. II 8 ft. Op. Diapn. 1-7 stopped wood, #8-17 open zinc, then spotted Man. II 8 ft. Std. Diapn. stopped wood Man. II 8 ft. Viola 1-6 Quintadena, then open common metal Man. II 4 ft. Violina common metal Man. II 4 ft. Flauto Traverso open wood, harmonic at c25, 9 common metal trebles Man. II 2 Rank Dolce Cornet common metal: C- 1 1/2, 1; f#43- 3, 2, 1 1/2; c49- 4, 3 Man. II 8 ft. Cornopean 1-24 spotted bells on zinc, then spotted, top 9 flue trebles, unusally large scale, harmonic at c37 Man. II 8 ft. Oboe tenor-c, spotted bells on zinc stems, top 9 flue trebles Man. II 8 ft. Bassoon 1-12, spotted bells on zinc stems Tremolo PEDALE Ped. 16 ft. Op. Diapn. open wood Ped. 16 ft. Bourdon stopped wood Ped. 8 ft. V'cello 1-17 zinc, then common metal COUPLERS Swell to Great Coupler Great to Pedale Coupler Swell to Pedale Coupler MECHANICALS Bellows Signal Gr. to Ped. [unlabeled reversible pedal] 3 unlabeled single-acting Great combination pedals: [Forte, Mezzo, Piano] Balanced Swell pedal- not original. Originally a ratchet hitchdown with a double set of horizontal shades, at some point- possibly the moving within St. Casimir's- the inner set of swell shades was removed and the exterior set was turned 90 degrees to vertical and connected to a new balanced swell pedal mechanism. [Received from Scot Huntington 2016-09-23.]