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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2361, 1962)

Location:

Union Church
137 S. Garfield Ave.
Hinsdale, IL 60521 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 13754

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: United Churches of Christ (UCC)
  • The organ is unaltered 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 Ryan Thoryk on October 17, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 44 ranks. 2,595 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 34 stops. 46 registers.
All:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 34
  • Registers: 46
  • 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: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical 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 Pistons
  • 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
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 19, 2012:

Updated through online information from Kristina Powers.

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 provided by Stephen Schnurr
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Ryan Thoryk. Taken on 2021-10-17

Console: Photograph by Ryan Thoryk. Taken on 2021-10-17

Pedalboard: Photograph by Ryan Thoryk. Taken on 2021-10-17

Choir and Great stop tabs: Photograph by Ryan Thoryk. Taken on 2021-10-17

Swell and Pedal stop tabs: Photograph by Ryan Thoryk. Taken on 2021-10-17

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Ryan Thoryk. Taken on 2021-10-17

Right chancel chamber: Photograph by Ryan Thoryk. Taken on 2021-10-17

Left chancel chamber: Photograph by Ryan Thoryk. Taken on 2021-10-17

Console and Left chamber: Photograph by Ryan Thoryk. Taken on 2021-10-17

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