Pipe Organ Database

a project of the organ historical society

Owner (Opus 605, 1982)

Originally Hall Organ Co.

Location:

Residence: Geoffrey S. Johnson
68 Julian Drive
Hamden, CT 06518 US
family room
Organ ID: 40919

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Private Residences
  • 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: EP pitman
  • 17 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 20 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 20
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • 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 Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action 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 February 11, 2017:

Updated by Geoffrey Johnson, the builder.

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

Database Manager on February 20, 2012:

Updated through online information from Geoff Johnson. -- MIDI control system installed October, 2011.

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

Database Manager on May 18, 2009:

Identified through on-line information from Geoffrey S. Johnson. -- Organ was originally installed in 1931 in the First Methodist Church, West Haven, CT. The organ was relocated by its current owner in 1982 and reinstalled in his residence.

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

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