Pipe Organ Database

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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2449, 1966)

Location:

Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
1021 University Ave.
Madison, WI 53715 US
Nave
Organ ID: 13020

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Andrew Schaeffer on October 23, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 54 ranks. 3,122 pipes. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 43 stops. 54 registers.
All:
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 43
  • Registers: 54
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
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 July 17, 2013:

Updated through online information from David Bohn. -- Additions by J.C. Taylor.

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

Database Manager on June 15, 2013:

Updated through online information from Dr. Alan D. Martin. -- Listening to uTube videos, acoustics in church are pretty good, 2-3 seconds audible.

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

Database Manager on August 21, 2007:

Updated through online information from Douglas W. Craw.

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

Database Manager on February 23, 2007:

Updated through online information from Martin Hill.

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 from Austin brochure featuring the organ
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Balcony and Pipe Facades: Austin Promotional Photograph; image courtesy of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1966-08-01

Console and Left Organ Case: Austin Promotional Photograph; image courtesy of Jeff Scofield. Taken on 1966-08-01

Console: Photograph from <i>The Diapason</i>; image courtesy of Jeff Scofield.

Aerial view from Swell to gallery and nave floors: Taken on 2019-11-20

Left Organ Case & Window: Photo in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2012-06-01

Chancel: Photo in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2012-04-21

Church Exterior: Photo in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2019-07-19

Tower: Photo in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2019-07-21

Nave & Organ: Photo in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer. Taken on 2012-06-01

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