Pipe Organ Database

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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1329, 1925)

Location:

Bethany Lutheran Church
100 Maple Avenue
Waynesboro, VA 22980 US
Organ ID: 11598

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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: Austin Universal Air
  • 12 ranks. 2 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In side 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: 2
  • Console Style: Traditional style with roll top.
  • Stop Controls: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on April 30, 2012:

Updated through information from Bob Moody. -- Rebuilt and enlarged (six additional ranks) by Mark Wetzel in the 1960s. Console was moved to rear balcony when Wetzel rebuilt the instrument.

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

Database Manager on November 30, 2010:

Updated through online information from Benjamin Heizer. -- The console is located in the rear gallery with the adult and handbell choirs while the pipe chamber is located all on one-side of the chancel.

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.

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