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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2403, 1964)

Location:

First Church of Christ in Wethersfield
250 Main St.
Wethersfield, CT 06109 US
Organ ID: 69905

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on December 28, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • 46 ranks. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 33 stops. 42 registers.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 33
  • Registers: 42
  • 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: Non-traditional style, as consoles by Holtkamp, Schlicker, et al.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • 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 Jeff Scofield on December 28, 2021.
From THE DIAPASON April 1963: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on December 28, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Drone view of church buildings: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-04-17

Gallery, display pipes and console: Photograph from an archival source: Austin Organs ad, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1964

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