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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 73, 1903)

Location:

Church of the Saviour, Episcopal
3723 Chestnut St.
Philadelphia, PA 19104 US
Organ ID: 11963

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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: Austin Universal Air
  • 49 ranks. 2,768 pipes. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 44 stops. 44 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: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 44
  • Registers: 44
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 30
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on March 15, 2011:

Updated through on-line information from John Andrew Bailey.

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

Database Manager on January 18, 2005:

Organ was much rebuilt and revoiced with much pipework being replaced in the 1970s by Brantly Duddy (then Philadelphia area Austin rep). Rebuilt again 2004: new console, augmented with electronic voices.

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 from <em>The Parish Messenger of the Church of the Saviour</em> Nov. 1902
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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