Pipe Organ Database

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Denison Smith (1836)

Location:

Hampton Congregational Church
263 Main Street
Hampton, CT 06427 US
Organ ID: 4105

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on February 04, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Slider
  • 4 ranks. 232 pipes. 1 manuals. 4 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 1
  • Stops: 4
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Pedalboard Type: No pedalboard.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018:
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on April 04, 2014:

Updated through online information from Gregg Patruno. -- This is the only known organ built by Denison Smith. It has been presented in concert every October since 2000.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1994

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Original installation in excellent condition. No pedal; keydesk pulls out of the organ; can still be hand pumped; G compass. Previously ascribed to Elmore Smith. Restored 1984 by Richard Hamar. Ded. 2 Dec 1984 by Louise Mundinger.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on February 04, 2022.
1994 OHS Handbook: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Paul R. Marchesano on February 04, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Organ at side or rear of the church: Photograph from an archival source: 1994 OHS Handbook, William T. Van Pelt, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 1994

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