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First Congregational Church
23 Park Street
New Canaan, Connecticut 06840

OHS Database ID 35594.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original 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 September 27, 2010.

Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 21 stops. 29 registers. 26 ranks. 1643 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:
    Replaced #337; extant; refurbished by Austin in 1996. (Database Manager. June 28, 2008)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Tonal revisions by Austin in 1996, including new console and Great windchest (Database Manager. September 27, 2010)

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey

  • New Canaan, Connecticut
    First Congregational Church
    Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.   Opus 1317   1956   3 manuals, 21 stops, 26 ranks
               GREAT ORGAN                              SWELL ORGAN
            8' Principal           61                8' Rohrflöte           68
            8' Bourdon             61                8' Viola Pomposa       68
            4' Octave              61                8' Viola Celeste       68
            4' Flute Harmonique    61                4' Spitzflöte          68
       III-IV  Fourniture         245              III  Plein Jeu          183
                                                    16' Hautbois            68
               CHOIR ORGAN                           8' Trompette           68
            8' Spitzgamba          61                4' Rohrschalmei        68
            8' Pommergedeckt       61                   Tremulant
            8' Flauto Dolce        61
            8' Flute Celeste (TC)  49                   PEDAL ORGAN
            4' Koppelflöte         61               16' Contra Bass         32
        2 2/3' Nazard              61               16' Bourdon             12 GT
            2' Blockflöte          61               16' Sanftbass           12 CH
               Tremulant                             8' Octave              12
                                                     8' Bourdon             GT
                                                     4' Choralbass          12
                                                    16' Hautbois            SW
                                                     8' Trompette           SW
                                                     4' Rohrschalmei        SW
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-05-19]
  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.