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David E. Wallace (2007)

Originally E. & G. G. Hook (Opus 153, 1853)

Location:

Fairfield University
Fairfield University
Fairfield, CT US
Jesuit Brother House
Organ ID: 51453

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
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
  • 4 ranks. 199 pipes. 1 divisions. 1 manuals. 4 stops. 6 registers.
All:
  • Position: In a floor-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:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 4
  • Registers: 6
  • Position: Keydesk attached, manuals set into case.
  • Manual Compass: 54
  • Pedal Compass: 99
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with a removable panel in front of keyboards.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.
  • Pedalboard Type: No pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 17, 2015:

Updated through online information from David E. Wallace.

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

Database Manager on January 24, 2015:

Updated through online information from Mark Scalese, SJ.

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

Database Manager on June 05, 2013:

Identified through online information from Christopher Fusco. -- Restored and relocated organ originally in Baptist Church. Instrument in chapel of new Jesuit residence on campus.

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

Instrument Images:

Organ Case (Spring 2014): Photograph by Mark Scalese, SJ.

Keydesk (Spring 2014): Photograph by Mark Scalese, SJ.

Builder's Nameplate (Spring 2014): Photograph by Mark Scalese, SJ.

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