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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2776, 1998)

Location:

Nativity Episcopal Cathedral
321 Wyandotte Street
Bethlehem, PA 18015 US
Organ ID: 11776

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • 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
  • 47 ranks. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 34 stops. 48 registers.
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: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 34
  • Registers: 48
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • 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 November 09, 2006:

Updated through online information from James R. Stettner. -- Retained 10 ranks from the previous 3-manual Aeolian-Skinner, Op. 1003, 1940.

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

Database Manager on December 15, 2005:

Information supported by photos and interview with organist.

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

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.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from <i>The American Organist</i> January 2000 and church website
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Organ Case: Photograph by Angelina Ngo. Taken on 2016-12-21

Pipework: Photograph by Angelina Ngo. Taken on 2016-12-20

Altar and Pipe Facade: Photograph by Angelina Ngo. Taken on 2016-12-20

Pipework (Tuba Magna): Photograph by Angelina Ngo. Taken on 2016-12-22

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