The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Congregational Church
Branford, Connecticut 06405

OHS Database ID 3596.


Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 27, 2011.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Balanced mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 33 stops. 46 ranks.

The organ is in a gallery-level case at the rear of the room. Traditional style console. The organ has an attached keydesk.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. No enclosed divisions. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. Concave radiating pedalboard. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Setter board with 6 general combinations. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • On-line update from Mark Brombaugh -- Renovated and revised, 2004. (Database Manager. August 25, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from Bruce Cornely. (Database Manager. November 9, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Will Dunklin. (Database Manager. February 27, 2011)

Online Documents

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  • Revisions, 2004. On-line update from mark Brombaugh.. Author: Author not identified Source: Typed document.. Document Date. August 25, 2005.

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Bibliography

  • Pape, Uwe. The Tracker Organ Revival in America. (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1977), 189 [0]

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Photographs

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Builder's Name Stencil. Photograph by Jeremiah Mead
Keydesk. Photograph by Jerry Mead (2017)
Organ Case. Photograph by Jerry Mead ca. 2017

Pipe organs in Connecticut sponsored by S.L. Huntington & Co.

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database.

  • First Congregational Church, Branford, CT
    1969 Flentrop
    (Stoplist: David Schnute from T 15:1:20)
    
    HOOFDWERK
    16' Bourdon
    8' Prestant I-II
    8' Voce Umana
    8' Roerfluit
    4'Octaaf
    4' Gedektfluit
    2-2/3 Quintfluit
    2' Octaaf
    1-1/3 Terts
    V Mixtuur
    II Cymbel
    8' Trompet
    4' Trompet
    
    RUGWERK
    8' Holpijp
    8' Quntadeen
    4' Perstant
    4' Roerfluit
    2' Gemshoorn
    1-1/3' Quintfluit
    1' Sifflet
    II Sesquialter
    IV Scherp
    16' Dulciaan
    8' Cromorne
    Tremulant
    Cymbelster
    
    PEDAL
    16' Subbas
    8' Prestant
    8' Gedekt
    4' 4' Octaaf
    2'+1' Fluit
    IV Mixtur
    16' Bazuin
    8' Trompet
    4' Clarion
    
    COUPLERS
    I - II
    P - I
    P - II
    
    
    /ds/
    
    
  • Typed stoplist from the OHS PC Database. Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.