PipeChat Digest #5070 - Monday, January 10, 2005
 
Hutchings organs
  by "Nathan Smith" <erzahler@sbcglobal.net>
 

(back) Subject: Hutchings organs From: "Nathan Smith" <erzahler@sbcglobal.net> Date: Mon, 10 Jan 2005 04:13:39 -0500 (Eastern Standard Time)   Hi List,=0D =0D Does anyone know of any original tube-pneumatic or later Hutchings org= ans still in existence besides the one at my Church (Christ Church, Ansonia, CT)? It seems that time has not been good to Hutchings organs, probably because most builders were too chicken to deal with the side-valve chests= , and of course, the undeniable appetite of certain builders to nuke every organ they come in contact with, not to even mention making so-called "to= nal improvements".=0D =0D - Nathan=0D =0D Sound the memorial bell for the 1896 Hutchings at Christ Church, New Haven, which should be in the beginnings of removal today.=0D =2E