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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2183, 1965)

Originally Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2183, 1952)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
2475 Easton Turnpike
Fairfield, CT 06825 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 12761

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 36 ranks. 2,340 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 31 stops. 41 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 31
  • Registers: 41
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 06, 2014:

Originally installed at First Presbyterian Church, Bridgeport, Connecticut, in 1952; in 1959, the state announced its intention to purchase the property for new highway construction and the congregation and organ eventually relocated to nearby Fairfield; the first service there was held March 14, 1965.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on January 07, 2005:

Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 29, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from <i>The American Organist</i> April 1953
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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