Austin Organ Co. (Opus 41, 1900)

Location:

First Methodist Episcopal Church
Evanston, IL US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 13744

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jim Stettner on June 14, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Pneumatic
  • 52 ranks. 2,995 pipes. 4 divisions. 4 manuals. 49 stops. 45 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Pneumatic chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 49
  • Registers: 45
  • Key Action: Tubular-pneumatic connection from key to chest.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Hitchdown Couplers
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on December 05, 2005:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner. -- This organ was built for the previous edifice to the present church, and replaced a previous tracker organ by S. S. Hamill. The organ was rebuilt with new chests and a new console by Austin in 1911 as their opus 319 for the new (present) church.

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.
Stoplist copied from a copy of the original contract: Open In New Tab Originally published 1900
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jim Stettner on June 14, 2020.

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