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St. Joseph's R.C. Cathedral
140 Farmington Ave.
Hartford, Connecticut 06105

Blessed Sacrament Chapel

OHS Database ID 12800.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 19, 2007.
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Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Three manuals. 3 divisions. 17 stops. 22 registers. 19 ranks. 1195 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in gallery-level chambers at the rear of the room. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.


  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. website, accessed December 29, 2004: (James Cook. January 7, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Blessed Sacrament Chapel is a side transept chapel. The organ is in an elevated chamber at the rear of the chapel. It is entirely chambered with no visible pipes. The console sits directly beneath the grille front with the organist facing forward; the third manual plays selected stops from the Gallery Organ. The Blessed Sacrament Chapel organ can also be played from the gallery console. (Database Manager. May 19, 2007)

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  • Stoplist copied from Austin brochure about the organ
         Hartford, Connecticut
         Cathedral of St. Joseph, Chapel
         Austin   Op. 2333   1961   3/19
         The third manual plays selected stops from the Gallery Organ
         GREAT                        SWELL
      8' Spitz Principal 68        8' Rohrflöte     68     16' Sub Bass  32
      8' Gedeckt         68        8' Gamba         68     16' Gedeckt   12 SW
      8' Dolce           68        8' Gamba Celeste 61      8' Principal 32
      8' Dolce Celeste   56        4' Spitzflöte    68      8' Gamba     SW
      4' octave          68        2' Flautino      61      8' Rohrflöte SW
      4' Flute Ouverte   68    1 1/3' Quint         61      4' Fifteenth 12
      2' Fifteenth       61        8' Trumpet       68     16' Trumpet   12 SW
    III  Mixture        183           Tremulant
                 [Received online from Jeff Scofield April 24, 20
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from Austin brochure about the organ Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.