Austin Organ Co. (Opus 232, 1908)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 232, 1905)

Location:

Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Ave.
New York City: Brooklyn, NY 11217 US
Opera House
Organ ID: 12252

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • 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
  • 8 ranks. 644 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 8 stops. 41 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 8
  • Registers: 41
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 07, 2014:

Originally installed in 1905 as a demonstration instrument at the Austin factory; sold to the Brooklyn Academy of Music in 1908 and installed in the Opera House; the organ was eventually removed.

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 <i>The New York City Organ Project</i>, NYC AGO website
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Opera House interior to stage and organ chambers: Photograph from an archival source: Wurts Bros. via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1908

Opera House interior to rear: Photograph from an archival source: Wurts Bros. via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1908

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