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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 854, 1931)

Location:

Trinity College
Hartford, CT US
Crypt Chapel
Organ ID: 23697

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ has been removed from this location and currently in storage.
  • 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: EP pitman
  • 2 ranks. 170 pipes. 2 manuals. 2 stops. 13 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman 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: 2
  • Stops: 2
  • Registers: 13
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • 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: No combination action.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • 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 May 18, 2006:

Updated through on-line information from Floyd Higgins. -- Organ was releathered with perflex in the early 1970s and its console rebuilt by Austin. Organ was substantially unplayable by early 1990s. Is now in storage (minus the low 12 pipes of the 16' Bourdon) at the West Hartford home of Floyd Higgins, Trinity '85.

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

Database Manager on May 16, 2006:

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:
Altered by Austin in 1971; replaced in 1993 by 2/6 Nicholson.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
From Allen Kinzey: Open In New Tab Typed stoplist
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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