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Skinner Organ Co. (Opus 793, 1929)

Location:

Second Church of Christ, Scientist
129 Lafayette Street
Hartford, CT US
Organ ID: 7229

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Church of Christ, Scientist
  • The organ has been relocated.
  • 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
  • 44 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 38 stops. 46 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): EP pitman chests
  • Position: In center 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: 38
  • Registers: 46
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 11, 2010:

Relocated to Memorial Church, Harvard University in 2010 by Foley-Baker.

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

Database Manager on May 10, 2006:

Updated 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:
Tonally unaltered; new Austin console in 1971; Swell restored by A. Thompson-Allen Co. in 1989; console from #906 owned by church for complete restoration.

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:

Restored 1989 by A. Thompson-Allen Co.

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.

Instrument Images:

1971 Austin console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1994-06-24

Church Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Facades: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1994-06-24

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1994-06-24

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