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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 1786-R2, 1987)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1786, 1931)

Location:

Centenary United Methodist Church
646 W. 5th Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 US
Organ ID: 47579

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist 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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 61 ranks. 3,805 pipes. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 46 stops. 57 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 46
  • Registers: 57
  • 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: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 17, 2011:

Zimbelstern added 1989.

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

Database Manager on January 16, 2011:

Identified through online information from Stephan M. Reavis. -- Additions to Austin 1786-R 12/7/1961 [1963] Centenary Methodist Church Present: Centenary United Methodist Church Consultant: Frederick Swann

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

Instrument Images:

Chancel and 1931 chamber grilles: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken on 2001-06-25

Trompette en chamade: Photograph by Jim Cook. Taken on 2001-06-25

Sanctuary Interior, Chancel, and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2000-05-10

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2000-05-10

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