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South Congregational Church
277 Main Street
Hartford, Connecticut 06106


OHS Database ID 23742.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been restored to a previous state.
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 18, 2006.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 3 divisions. 29 stops. 31 registers. 31 ranks. 1868 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.

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 toe studs.


  • Identified through on-line information from Floyd Higgins. -- From the Thompson-Allen web site: Console relocated and some façade pipes rearranged in 1960s following a fire; restoration without changes in 1995. (Database Manager. May 18, 2006)

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: Floyd Higgins
    Hartford, Connecticut
    South Congregational Church
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1181   1949   3 manuals, 29 stops, 31 ranks
               GREAT ORGAN (3 1/2" wind)                 SWELL ORGAN (5" wind)
           16' Rohrgedeckt         61                 8' Geigen              68
            8' Principal           61                 8' Stopped Diapason    68
            8' Bourdon             61                 8' Viole de Gambe      68
            8' Spitzflöte          61                 8' Viole Celeste (TC)  56
            4' Octave              61                 4' Rohrflöte           68
        2 2/3' Quint               61               III  Plein Jeu          183
            2' Super Octave        61                16' Clarinet            68
                                                      8' Trompette           68
               CHOIR ORGAN (4" wind)                  8' Vox Humana          68
            8' Viola               68                 4' Clairon             68
            8' Cor de Nuit         68                    Tremulant
            8' Dulciana            68
            8' Unda Maris (TC)     56                    PEDAL ORGAN
            4' Nachthorn           68                16' Contre Basse        32
        2 2/3' Nazard              61                16' Bourdon             32
            2' Blockflöte          61                16' Rohrgedeckt         GT
            8' Cromorne            68                 8' Principal           32
               Tremulant                              8' Gedeckt             12
                                                      4' Choral Basse        32
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-03-17]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: Floyd Higgins Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.