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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 136, 1905)

Location:

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
Wilkes-Barre, PA US
Organ ID: 11731

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 37 ranks. 4 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 22, 2018:

A new 4-manual Austin console was placed in the chancel in 1915 and the Solo division was moved from the gallery to the chancel, with additions; the Echo was relocated to the tower; Austin rebuilt the organ in 1947 with a new console; Aeolian-Skinner renovated the organ 1953-54 with extensive tonal changes; after significant flood damage, Brantley S. Duddy rebuilt the organ with further tonal changes; yet another new 4-manual Austin console was added in 1984; rebuild and extensive tonal changes as 4/87 by Berghaus in 2003.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Database Manager on December 21, 2004:

Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 20, 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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