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Hall Organ Co. (1914)

Location:

St. Thomas' Episcopal
95 Greenwood Avenue
Bethel, CT 06801 US
Organ ID: 18501

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 13 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 14 stops.
All:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 14
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • Console Style: Traditional style without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 18, 2015:

Updated through online information from Joseph Tuttle.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on April 04, 2014:

Updated through online information from Joseph Tuttle.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on July 30, 2013:

Updated through online information from Joseph Tuttle.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on November 24, 2011:

Updated through online information from Joseph Tuttle. -- The organ is located in a side chamber at the crossing. Gold painted Diapason facade pipes, built-in keydesk. From a brief viewing it appears that it has not been heavily altered, though further examination is warranted. The plaque on the casework gives the year 1914 for the installation of the organ. It is used regularly for services. Name plate reads, "Hall Organ Company, New Haven, CT."

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on June 28, 2005:

Identified through information in Classified List of Hall Organs, published in 1929 by Hall Organ Co., West Haven, Connecticut.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from console November 22, 2013
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church interior, November, 2013.: Photograph by Joseph Tuttle.

Console: Photograph by Joseph Tuttle.

Organ Case: Photograph by John Kwasnik. Taken on 2014-11-01

Console: Photograph by John Kwasnik. Taken on 2014-11-01

Console: Photograph by John Kwasnik. Taken on 2014-11-01

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