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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2042-A, 1978)

Location:

Christ Episcopal Church
605 25th Avenue
Tuscaloosa, AL 35401 US
Church
Organ ID: 22616

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ is no longer at this location; destroyed, dispersed, relocated or taken in trade.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Jeff Scofield on April 07, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 32 ranks. 1,962 pipes. 3 divisions. 3 manuals. 26 stops. 33 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
  • Slider Motors: Pneumatic (EP or TP) slider motors.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 3
  • Stops: 26
  • Registers: 33
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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 Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Jeff Scofield on April 07, 2022:

Replaced in 2018 by a 3/38 Letourneau.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on April 07, 2022.

Database Manager on November 02, 2012:

Updated through online information from Donald Given.

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

Database Manager on July 11, 2010:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- 4' Octave and 2' Principal added to Antiphonal by Milnar in 2000.

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

Database Manager on January 05, 2006:

Identified through online information from James R. Stettner. -- This was a rebuild with mechanical upgrades and tonal changes/additions to the existing Austin, opus 2042, 1941.

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 the console July, 1984
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Austin nameplate: Photograph by Jim Cook.

Nave and sanctury interior: Photograph by James R. Stettner.

8' Antiphonal Geigen: Photograph by James R. Stettner.

Console: Photograph by James R. Stettner.

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