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

OHS Database ID 12817.

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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(©).

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 81 stops. 95 registers. 114 ranks. 6878 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. 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.

Notes

  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 29, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm. (James Cook. January 7, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Has Great, Swell, Choir, Positiv, Solo-Bombarde, Sanctuary Pitch, and Pedal. Installed in rear gallery. Great, Positiv, and Pedal exposed. Swell, Choir, and Solo in side chambers speaking across the choir gallery. Pedal 32' Sub Principal, 32' Contra Bombaarde, 8' Principal; and Great 16' Violone and 8' Principal all visible in facade. (Database Manager. May 19, 2007)

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Photographs

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Pipe Facade. Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald 2013-09-05
Nave, Gallery, and Pipe Facade. Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald 2013-09-05
Nave, Gallery, and Pipe Facade. Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald 2013-09-05
Cathedral Interior and Altar. Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald 2013-09-05
Cathedral Interior and Altar. Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald 2013-09-05
Cathedral Exterior. Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald 2013-09-05

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from Austin brochure about the organ
           Hartford, Connecticut
           Cathedral of St. Joseph
    
           Austin   Op. 2332   1962   4/115
           ______________________________________________________________________________
    
           The console also plays the Chapel Organ, 3/19 Op. 2333
    
           GREAT                        CHOIR                         PEDAL
       16' Violone          61      16' Gemshorn         68       32' Sub Principal    32
        8' Principal        61       8' Montre           68       32' Contra Bourdon   32
        8' Spitzflöte       61       8' Gedeckt          68       16' Contra Bass      32
        8' Bourdon          61       8' Viola            68       16' Principal        12
        8' Salicional       61       8' Viola Celeste    68       16' Bourdon          12
        4' Octave           61       8' Gemshorn         12       16' Violone          GT
        4' Nachthorn        61       8' Gemshorn Celeste 56       16' Gedeckt          SW
        4' Flûte à Fuseau   61       4' Prestant         68       16' Gemshorn         CH
    2 2/3' Octave Quint     61       4' Koppelflöte      68        8' Principal        32
        2' Super Octave     61   2 2/3' Nasard           61        8' Bourdon          12
        2' Waldflöte        61       2' Blockflöte       61        8' Spitzflöte       32
    IV-VI  Cornet          305   1 3/5' Tierce           61        8' Gedeckt          SW
        V  Fourniture      305     III  Mixture         183        4' Choral Bass      32
      III  Scharf          183      16' Ranket           68        4' Blockflöte       32
        8' Trumpet          61       8' Krummhorn        68        2' Flöte            12
           Unison Off                4' Rohrschalmei     68        V  Fourniture      160
           Chimes (in SO)               Tremulant                 32' Contre Bombarde  32
           Harp   (in CH)               Sub                       16' Bombarde         12
                                        Unison Off                16' Fagotto          SW
           SWELL                        Super                     16' Ranket           CH
       16' Lieblich Gedeckt 68                                     8' Trompette        32
        8' Geigen           68          SOLO-BOMBARDE              8' Fagotto          SW
        8' Hohlflöte        68       8' Orchestral Flute 68        4' Clairon          12
        8' Holzgedeckt      68       8' Violoncello      68        4' Schalmei         32
        8' Spitz Gamba      68       8' Cello Celeste    68
        8' Spitz Celeste    68       4' Octave           68           CHAPEL GREAT
        8' Flauto Dolce     68      VI  Grand Chorus    366        8' Spitz Principal  
        8' Flauto Celeste   56       8' Bombarde         68        8' Gedeckt
        4' Principal        68       8' French Horn      68        8' Dolce
        4' Rohrflöte        68       8' Cor Anglais      68        8' Dolce Celeste
    2 2/3' Rohr Nasat       61       4' Bombarde Clarion 68        4' Octave
        2' Flageolet        61          Tremulant                  4' Flûte Ouverte
        1' Sifflöte         61          Sub                        2' Fifteenth
        V  Plein Jeu       305          Unison Off               III  Mixture
      III  Cymbal          183          Super                         Tremulant
       16' Fagotto          68       8' Trumpet Harmonic 68
        8' Trompette        68                                        CHAPEL SWELL
        8' Cornopean        68          POSITIV                    8' Rohrflöte
        8' Oboe             68       8' Suavial          61        8' Gambe
        8' Voix Humaine     61       8' Nason Flute      61        8' Gambe Celeste
        4' Clairon          68       4' Principal        61        4' Spitzflöte
           Tremulant                 4' Rohrflöte        61        2' Flautino
           Sub                       2' Oktav            61    1 1/3' Quint
           Unison Off            1 1/3' Quint            61        8' Trumpet
           Super                    II  Sesquialtera    122           Tremulant
                                    IV  Scharf          244
           SANCTUARY PITCH         III  Zimbel          183           CHAPEL PEDAL
        8' Spitzflöte       61       8' Regal            61       16' Subbass
        4' Prestant         61          Tremulant                 16' Gedeckt
                                                                   8' Principal
                                                                   8' Gambe
                                                                   8' Rohrflöte
                                                                   4' Fifteenth
                                                                  16' Trumpet
    
                        [Received online from Jeff Scofield April 24, 2014]
  • Click Here Stoplist from Austin brochure about the organ Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.