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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2536, 1971)

Location:

Trinity College
Hartford, CT US
Chapel
Organ ID: 12820

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 79 ranks. 4,465 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 54 stops. 65 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In a floor-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 54
  • Registers: 65
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 18, 2014:

New 4-manual Austin console added; original 3-manual console was rebuilt by Czelusniak et Dugal and installed in 2014 at St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, Pittsfield, MA.

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

Database Manager on May 13, 2006:

Replaced E. M. Skinner Opus 851 (1930); 8' Trompette de Jubile, horizontal, as added by Austin in 1983; now 3/80.

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 from Austin brochure featuring the organ
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Trinity College Chapel exterior: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2018-12-27

Organ in the rear of the chapel: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2018-12-27

Organ façade and console: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2018-12-27

Console: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2018-12-27

Chapel interior from the organ: Photograph by Stephen St. Denis. Taken on 2018-12-27

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