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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1861, 1934)

Location:

Holy Redeemer R.C. Church
144 West Johnson Street
Madison, WI 53703 US
Organ ID: 13017

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been altered 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 November 24, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 16 ranks. 3 divisions. 2 manuals. 14 stops. 16 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In a gallery-level case at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on November 24, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 14
  • Registers: 16
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on November 24, 2019.
Database Manager on August 25, 2014:

Updated through online information from David Bohn. -- Great Concert Flute, Dulciana, and Tuba Mirabilis enclosed in second expression box; Open Diapason, Octave, and Mixture unenclosed. Great Tuba removed at some point; replaced by second-hand high pressure Casavant Trumpet prior to 1983.

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

Database Manager on September 21, 2013:

Updated through online information from Richard C Greene.

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

Database Manager on January 08, 2005:

Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 31, 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 taken from console, July 1972
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Pedal Stop Tabs: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2019-08-09

Swell Stop Tabs: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2019-08-09

Great Stop Tabs: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2019-08-09

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2019-08-09

Organ Case: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2019-08-09

Nave, looking from gallery: Photograph by Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2019-08-09

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