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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 1544, 2012)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1544, 1927)

Location:

First Baptist Church
Huntsville, TX US
Organ ID: 50183

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition needs attention, but in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 26 stops.
All:
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 26
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • 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.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 10, 2018:

Updated by Tate Ashby, who has heard or played the organ.

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

Database Manager on May 10, 2018:

Originally built for the First Church of Christ, Scientist in Glencoe, Illinois

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

Database Manager on August 06, 2012:

Identified by John Igoe, from information on The Huntsville Item web site. Instrument is currently in storage, with installation planned for completion in time for Christmas, 2012.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Stoplist taken from console.: Open In New Tab Original document from Tate Ashby. Originally published 2018-05-14
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

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