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South Congregational Church
90 Main Street
New Britain, Connecticut 06051

OHS Database ID 23520.

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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 8, 2006.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 49 stops. 70 registers. 57 ranks. 3618 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • Identified 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:
    Built in Westfield; replaced #182 retaining Antiphonal; replaced by Gress Miles in 1972; moved to Regina Pacis RC, Brooklyn, New York by Gilbert Adams. (Database Manager. May 8, 2006)

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: Factory Specification, courtesy Allen Kinzey
    New Britain, Connecticut
    South Congregational Church
    
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 739   1928           4 manuals, 49 stops, 57 ranks
    _______________________________________________________________________________
    
               GREAT ORGAN (7½" wind)                 SWELL ORGAN (7½" wind)
           16' Double Diapason     61             16' Contra Gamba        73
            8' First Diapason      61              8' Diapason            73
            8' Second Diapason     61              8' Rohrflöte           73
            8' Principal Flute     61              8' Salicional          73
            8' Erzähler            61              8' Voix Celeste        73
            4' Octave              61              8' Flauto Dolce        73
            4' Flute Harmonique    61              8' Flute Celeste (TC)  61
        2 2/3' Twelfth             61              4' Octave              73
            2' Fifteenth           61              4' Flute Triangulaire  73
          III  Harmonics          183              2' Flautino            61
            8' Tromba              61              V  Chorus Mixture     305
            4' Clarion             61             16' Waldhorn            73
               Chimes (in CH box)  25 tubes        8' Cornopean           73
                                                   8' Oboe                73
               CHOIR ORGAN (6" wind)               8' Vox Humana          73
            8' Geigen Principal    73              4' Clarion             73
            8' Concert Flute       73                 Tremolo
            4' Flute               73              8' Harp                EC
        2 2/3' Nazard              61
            2' Piccolo             61                 PEDAL ORGAN
        1 3/5' Tierce              61             32' Resultant           --
            8' Clarinet            61             16' First Diapason      32
               Tremolo                            16' Second Diapason     GT
            8' Tuba (in CH box)    SO             16' Bourdon             32
                                                  16' Gamba               SW
               ECHO ORGAN (7½" wind)              16' Solo Bourdon        SO
           16' Bourdon             61              8' Octave              12
            8' Diapason            61              8' Flute               12
            8' Philomela           61              8' Cello               SW
            8' Concert Flute       61              8' Solo Gedeckt        SO
            8' Gamba               61             16' Trombone            32
            8' Dulcet II          122             16' Waldhorn            SW
            8' Unda Maris II      110              8' Tromba              12
            4' Flute               61                 Chimes              GT
            8' Tromba              61
            8' English Horn        61
               Tremolo
            4' Celesta (old)       61 bars
    
               SOLO ORGAN
           16' Bourdon             EC
            8' Diapason            EC
            8' Philomela           EC
            8' Concert Flute       EC
            8' Gamba               EC
            8' Dulcet II           EC
            8' Unda Maris II       EC
            4' Flute               EC
            8' Tromba              EC
            8' English Horn        EC
            8' Tuba (12", in CH)   73
               Tremolo
               Chimes              GT
            8' Harp (TC)           EC
            4' Celesta             EC
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-01-26]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: Factory Specification, courtesy Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.