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Hall Organ Co. (1934)

Location:

Trinity Episcopal Church
345 E. Main Street
Portland, CT 06480 US
Organ ID: 18628

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been altered with the introduction of a digital/computer memory system.
  • 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: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 3 manuals. 33 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • 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: 3
  • Stops: 33
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 24, 2017:

Updated by Jerry Mead, who has heard or played the organ.

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.
Stop list taken from the console: Open In New Tab Original document from Jerry Mead. Originally published 2017-05-24
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Facade Pipes: Photograph by Jerry Mead. Taken on 2017-05-19

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Jerry Mead. Taken on 2017-05-19

Pipe work: Photograph by Jerry Mead. Taken on 2017-05-19

Console: Photograph by Jerry Mead. Taken on 2017-05-19

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