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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 753-A, 1955)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 753, 1917)

Location:

St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
114 George St.
Providence, RI 02906 US
Church
Organ ID: 41057

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes 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 John Roper on June 08, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 76 ranks. 4,750 pipes. 6 divisions. 3 manuals. 79 stops. 59 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • 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: 6
  • Stops: 79
  • Registers: 59
  • 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: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Combination Action Name: Peterson ICS4000
  • 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 a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from John Roper on June 08, 2020.
John Roper on June 08, 2020:

8' Tuba added to the Choir division by Thaddeus Outerbridge ca. 1985 according to James Busby.

We received the most recent update for this note from John Roper on June 08, 2020.

Database Manager on December 25, 2012:

Updated through online information from William Catanesye. -- Console rebuilt in 2010 by Spencer Organ Co., Inc. utilizing a Peterson ICS4000.

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

Database Manager on May 27, 2009:

Identified through on-line information from Jeff Scofield.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>The Diapason</i> April 1955
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from John Roper on June 08, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by James Busby, submitted by John Roper. Taken on 2020-06-09

Room: Photograph by James Busby, submitted by John Roper. Taken on 2020-06-09

Church interior: Photograph by James Busby, submitted by John Roper. Taken on 2020-06-09

Chamber and exposed pipes: Photograph by James Busby, submitted by John Roper. Taken on 2020-06-09

Organ chamber opening: Photograph by James Busby, submitted by John Roper. Taken on 2020-06-06

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