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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 2417A, 2001)

Originally Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2417, 1965)

Location:

Christ Church Cathedral, Episcopal
45 Church Street
Hartford, CT 06103 US
Cathedral
Organ ID: 25755

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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 is unknown.
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
  • 11 ranks. 4 divisions. 8 stops. 8 registers.
All:
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 8
  • Registers: 8
  • Position: Movable console.
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital 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
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 14, 2007:

Updated through on-line information from Kevin Jones.

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

Database Manager on April 01, 2007:

Identified through on-line information from Kevin Jones. -- Antiphonal and Continuo organs (with Trompette en Chamade) added to 1965 Opus 2417. Console re-furbished; now movable. Pipes cleaned and electronic 32s added.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from <i>The Diapason</i> July 2002
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Cathedral interior to rear and Antiphonal: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-08-15

Antiphonal organ case: Photograph by From church Facebook page, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-08-01

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