Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1526, 1928)

Location:

St. Florian's Catholic Church
2626 Poland St.
Hamtramck (Detroit), MI 48212 US
Organ ID: 13521

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on January 26, 2023.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 36 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 34 stops. 39 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 May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 34
  • Registers: 39
  • 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.
  • 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 Jeff Scofield on January 26, 2023.
Jeff Scofield on January 26, 2023:

Renovated and rededicated in April 2008.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on January 26, 2023.

Database Manager on February 04, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on September 16, 2009:

Updated through online information from Ray Ahrens.

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.
From THE DIAPASON September 1927: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on January 26, 2023.

Instrument Images:

Altar: Photograph by Ray Ahrens. Taken on 2009-09-13

Organ facade in rear gallery: Photograph by Ray Ahrens. Taken on 2009-09-13

Right facade: Photograph by Ray Ahrens. Taken on 2009-09-13

Console: Photograph by Ray Ahrens. Taken on 2009-09-13

Unison On stopkeys: Photograph by Ray Ahrens. Taken on 2009-09-13

Church interior to rear and organ: Photograph by John Egged, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 2020

Church interior to front: Photograph by Tim Szczesny, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 2022

Church exterior: Photograph by Andrew Jameson, via Wikipedia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2008-05-01

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