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Geo. H. Ryder (Opus 156, 1890)

Location:

St. Francis of Assisi R. C. Church
318 Church St.
Naugatuck, CT 06770 US
Organ ID: 5373

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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: Slider
  • 23 ranks. 3 manuals. 25 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Slider chests
  • Position: Exposed pipes or case front visible in a gallery 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
  • Stops: 25
  • Position: Detached, reversed keydesk (mechanical action).
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Mechanical connection from key to chest (tracker, sticker or mix).
  • Stop Action: Mechanical connection between stop control and chest.
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Fixed mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Flat straight pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 28, 2012:

Updated through online information from Michael Petruzzi.

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

Database Manager on November 26, 2012:

Updated through online information from Michael Petruzzi.

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:

OHS Historical Recital 20 Jun 1986.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from <i>The Organ in New England</i> by Barbara Owen (Raleigh: The Sunbury Press, 1979)
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist taken from the console November 24, 2012
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Michael Petruzzi. Taken on 2012-11-20

Left Drawknobs: Photograph by Michael Petruzzi. Taken on 2012-11-20

Right Drawknobs: Photograph by Michael Petruzzi. Taken on 2012-11-20

Pedalboard and Foot Levers: Photograph by Michael Petruzzi. Taken on 2012-11-20

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Michael Petruzzi. Taken on 2012-11-20

Tremulo On/Off Buttons: Photograph by Michael Petruzzi. Taken on 2012-11-20

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