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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1752, 1930)

Location:

Grace Church, Episcopal
950 Broad Street
Newark, NJ 07102 US
Church
Organ ID: 12430

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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 not playable.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Paul R. Marchesano on March 14, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 82 ranks. 5,860 pipes. 9 divisions. 4 manuals. 78 stops. 97 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: 9
  • Stops: 78
  • Registers: 97
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on September 13, 2015:

Updated through online information from James Hopkins.

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

Database Manager on May 07, 2014:

Rebuild and tonal changes in 1949 as 4/84 Austin Op. 1752R

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

Database Manager on October 16, 2010:

According to Jeff Scofield's report on the Casavant that replaced this organ, the 32' Bourdon and 16' Diapason were incorporated into Casavant Opus 3676 (1990).

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 19, 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 Diapason</i> July 1930
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Chancel facade: Photograph by Paul R Marchesano. Taken on 2021-10-25

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