Pipe Organ Database

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Geo. Kilgen & Son, Inc. (Opus 4828, 1932)

Exhibited in the 1994 OHS convention

Location:

St. Justin Roman Catholic Church
230 Blue Hills Avenue
Hartford, CT 06112 US
Organ ID: 6645

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered 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 Paul R. Marchesano on February 03, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 39 ranks. 2,676 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 37 stops. 50 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
  • Position: In side 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: 37
  • Registers: 50
  • 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.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • 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 May 07, 2018:
We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

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.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from <i>The Tracker</i> 1994
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

View of nave: Photograph from an archival source: Church website, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano.

Console in its loft with organ grill beyond: Photograph from an archival source: 1994 OHS Handbook, William T. Van Pelt, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 1994

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