The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Residence: Ralph H. Soby
Hartford, Connecticut

OHS Database ID 23579.

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 10, 2006.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Two manuals. 9 stops. 28 registers. 11 ranks. 695 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 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:
    With player attachment; moved to Kingwood Oxford School, West Hartford, CT in 1983; extant and unaltered with player. (Database Manager. May 10, 2006)

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey
    Hartford, Connecticut
    Ralph H. Soby Residence
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 789   1929
    2 manuals, 28 registers, 9 stops, 11 ranks
              MANUAL I
              ---Expression Box I ---
           8' Diapason             61
           8' Voix Celeste II     122
           8' Flute Celeste II    110
           8' Harp (TC)            --
           4' Celesta
              ---Expression Box II---
          16' Bourdon              97
           8' Chimney Flute        --
           4' Flute                --
       2 2/3' Nazard               --
           2' Piccolo              --
           8' French Horn          61
           8' Corno d'Amore        61
           8' Cornopean            61
           8' Clarinet             61
           8' Vox Humana           61
              MANUAL II - Duplicate of Manual I
              PEDAL ORGAN
          16' Bourdon             MAN
           8' Gedeckt             MAN
              Chimes              MAN
    [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.