The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Trinity College
Hartford, Connecticut

Chapel of the Perfect Friendship

OHS Database ID 17888.


Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 16, 2006.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 47 stops. 57 registers. 58 ranks. 3884 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Crescendo Pedal.

Notes

  • Damaged in 1950s; Replaced by 3/78 Austin, op. 2536, in 1971. 7 ranks reused in 1988 Möller in Birmingham, Alabama, including Flute triangulaire, Choir Mixture IV, Spitzflute, Gt. Double Open, Ped. Bourdon. (James Cook. April 11, 2005)
  • Updated through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Severely damaged by bursting steam pipe in the 1950s; replaced by 3/78 Austin, #2536 in 1971; sold to St. Mary the Virgin, New York, New York; later dispersed with some pipework used by M. P. Möller, #11770 in Cathedral Church of the Advent, Birmingham, Alabama in 1989. (Database Manager. May 16, 2006)

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Trinity College - Chapel of the Perfect Friendship
    
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 851   1931   4 manuals, 47 stops, 58 ranks
    _________________________________________________________________________________
    
               GREAT ORGAN                              SWELL ORGAN
           16' Diapason            61               16' Bourdon             73
            8' First Diapason      61                8' Geigen Diapason     73
            8' Second Diapason     61                8' Rohrflöte           73
            8' Third Diapason      61                8' Salicional          73
            8' Principal Flute     61                8' Voix Celeste        73
            8' Erzähler            pf                8' Echo Gamba          73
            4' Octave              61                8' Echo Gamba Celeste  pf
            4' Harmonic Flute      61                4' Geigen Octave       73
        2 2/3' Twelfth             61                4' Flute Triangulaire  73
            2' Fifteenth           61                2' Fifteenth           61
            V  Harmonics          305                V  Plein Jeu          305
            8' Tromba              61              III  Carillon            pf
            4' Clarion             61               16' Waldhorn            73
               Chimes              pf                8' Trumpet             73
                                                     8' Oboe                73
               CHOIR ORGAN                           8' Vox Humana          73
           16' Spitzflöte          73                4' Clarion             73
            8' Spitzflöte          73                   Tremolo
            8' Concert Flute       73
            8' Dulciana            73                   PEDAL ORGAN
            8' Unda Maris (TC)     61               32' Contra Bass         32
            4' Flauto d'Amore      73               16' Principal           12
            4' Gemshorn            73               16' Diapason            GT
        2 2/3' Nazard              61               16' Bourdon             32
            2' Piccolo             pf               16' Echo Lieblich       SW
           IV  Sesquialtera       244               16' Spitzflöte          CH
            8' Trumpet             73                8' Octave              12
            4' Clarinet            73                8' Gedeckt             12
               Tremolo                               8' Still Gedeckt       SW
                                                    32' Bombarde            32
               SOLO ORGAN                           16' Trombone            12
            8' Orchestral Flute    73               16' Waldhorn            SW
            8' Gamba               73                8' Tromba              12
            8' Gamba Celeste       73
            4' Concert Flute       pf
            8' Tuba Mirabilis      73
            8' French Horn         73
            8' English Horn        73
               Tremolo
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-03-17]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.