Pipe Organ Database

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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1172, 1924)

Location:

First Methodist Episcopal Church
6001 Germantown Avenue
Philadelphia: Germantown, PA 19144 US
Organ ID: 11831

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist 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 Paul R. Marchesano on December 02, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 70 ranks. 4 manuals.
All:
  • 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: 4
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Paul R. Marchesano on December 02, 2021:

Replaced a C.S. Haskell organ, 3 manuals, tubular pneumatic action, date unknown, but before 1905. Unknown if Austin retained any of the Haskell pipework.

We received the most recent update for this note from Paul R. Marchesano on December 02, 2021.

Database Manager on January 01, 2013:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- 17 ranks added in 1955 as Moller op. R-532; rebuilt by Petty-Madden in 1999.

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.

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