Pipe Organ Database

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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2666, 1981)

Location:

Manchester University
604 E. College Ave.
North Manchester, IN 46962 US
Cordier Auditorium
Organ ID: 13656

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Alan Chambers on October 22, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 44 ranks. 2,522 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 32 stops. 41 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Exposed pipes visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 32
  • Registers: 41
  • 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 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 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 May 18, 2006:

Updated through online information from Robin Gratz.

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. website, 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 copied from a dedication program, courtesy of Frederick Swann
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Taken from console: Open In New Tab Originally published October 2019
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Alan Chambers on October 22, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Alan Chambers. Taken on 2019-10-19

Pipework: Photograph by Alan Chambers. Taken on 2019-10-19

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