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Austin Organ Co. (1931)

Location:

Centenary Methodist Church
Winston-Salem, NC US
Hanes Chapel
Organ ID: 47588

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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 Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 5 ranks. 377 pipes. 1 divisions. 2 manuals. 5 stops. 9 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
  • Divisions: 1
  • Stops: 5
  • Registers: 9
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 17, 2011:

Identified through information in Centenary Archives and Austin documents, courtesy of Stephan Reavis: -- "The original contract stated the chapel organ was 'constructed of whatever pipes and chests that can be used of either the old Centenary Organ (Hook & Hastings, 1923, Opus 2470) or the Old West End Organ (Cicero Tise Memorial Organ, Austin Organ Opus 415), with Console of the Centenary Organ used. All pneumatics and magnets to be renewed and replaced by the latest Austin Electro Pneumatic action. This organ to be rebuilt in a first class manner and have the same guarantee as given the Organ in the Main Church.'"

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

Database Manager on January 17, 2011:

Additional information from Stephan Reavis: -- Austin did not assign an opus number to the chapel organ, which was built from parts as indicated above, when Austin was installing Opus 1786 in the main church. The Hanes Chapel organ was rebuilt by Austin in 1987.

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.

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