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Austin Organs, Inc. (1994)

Originally Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2403, 1964)

Location:

First Church of Christ in Wethersfield
250 Main St.
Wethersfield, CT 06109 US
Organ ID: 69909

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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 good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on December 28, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • 62 ranks. 8 divisions. 4 manuals.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 8
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: 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
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on December 28, 2021.
Jeff Scofield on December 28, 2021:

The church purchased the 1934 Aeolian-Skinner console from Christ Church, Episcopal, Philadelphia; Austin extensively rebuilt the console and Bon Smith, Austin Organ Services, installed the console in the Wethersfield church.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on December 28, 2021.
The New England Organist, Nov.-Dec. 1995: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on December 28, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Church interior, façade pipes, console: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-04-16

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

Console: Photograph by The New England Organist, Nov.-Dec. 1995, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1994

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