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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2426, 1966)

Location:

Brainerd Baptist Church
300 Brookfield Ave.
Chattanooga, TN 37411 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 11520

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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, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 60 ranks. 3,481 pipes. 6 divisions. 3 manuals. 45 stops. 59 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 45
  • Registers: 59
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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 Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 28, 2007:

The immense chandelier dates to the 1700's and is of Irish Waterford handcut crystal.

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

Database Manager on June 22, 2005:

Altered by Austin in the 1980s as Op.2426A.

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

Database Manager on December 17, 2004:

Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 16, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from Austin promotional flyer and dedication program
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chancel, and Pipe Facades: Photograph courtesy of Austin Organs, Inc.. Taken on 1966-03-21

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Pipe Facades: Photograph courtesy of Austin Organs, Inc.. Taken on 1966-03-21

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-02-25

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1991-09-10

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2007-09-20

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