The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Second Church of Christ, Scientist
129 Lafayette Street
Hartford, Connecticut

OHS Database ID 7229.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2010-12-11.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 38 stops. 46 registers. 44 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1994. (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • Restored 1989 by A. Thompson-Allen Co. (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • 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. (Database Manager. 2006-05-10)
  • Relocated to Memorial Church, Harvard University in 2010 by Foley-Baker. (James Cook. 2010-12-11)

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Photographs

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1971 Austin console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1994-06-24
Church Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Facades. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1994-06-24
Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1994-06-24

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey

  • Hartford, Connecticut
    Second Church of Christ, Scientist
    
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 793   1929           3 manuals, 38 stops, 44 ranks
    _______________________________________________________________________________
    
               GREAT ORGAN (5" wind)                  SWELL ORGAN (7 1/2" wind)
           16' Diapason            61              8' Diapason            73
            8' First Diapason      61              8' Rohrflöte           73
            8' Second Diapason     61              8' Salicional          73
            8' Flute Harmonique    61              8' Voix Celeste        73
            4' Principal           61              8' Flauto Dolce        73
            4' Flute               61              8' Flute Celeste (TC)  61
            2' Fifteenth           61              4' Octave              73
          III  Mixture            183              4' Flute Triangulaire  73
            8' Tuba         (12")  61  (in CH)     V  Mixture            305
            8' French Horn  (12")  61  (in CH)    16' Waldhorn            73
                                                   8' Trumpet             73
               CHOIR ORGAN (6" wind)               8' Oboe d'Amore        73
           16' Gamba               73              8' Vox Humana          73
            8' Cello               73              4' Clarion             73
            8' Cello Celeste       73                 Tremolo
            8' Concert Flute       73
            8' Dulciana            73                 PEDAL ORGAN (6" wind)
            8' Unda Maris (TC)     61             16' Diapason            32
            4' Flute               73             16' Contre Basse        32
            4' Gambette            73             16' Bourdon             32
        2 2/3' Nazard              61             16' Gamba               CH
            8' Corno di Bassetto   73              8' Octave              12
               Tremolo                             8' Gedeckt             12
            8' Harp (TC)           --              8' Cello               12
            4' Celesta             61 bars         8' Gamba               CH
                                                   4' Super Octave        12
                                                   4' Flute               12
                                                  16' Trombone     (10")  32
                                                   8' Tromba       (10")  12
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-03-17]
    
    
  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.