Austin Organ Co. (Opus 453, 1915)

Location:

Balboa Park: Spreckels Organ Pavilion
San Diego, CA US
Organ ID: 53005

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Amusements: Skating Rinks, etc.
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • 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: Austin Universal Air
  • 46 ranks. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 44 stops. 58 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In center 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: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 44
  • Registers: 58
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb 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.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Specification from <i>Austin Organs</i> by Orpha Ochse
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Pavilion with Open Air Facade: Vintage Postcard, image courtesy of T. Bradford Willis.

Garden Court and Pavilion with Open Air Facade: Vintage Postcard, image courtesy of T. Bradford Willis.

Pavilion, Pipe Facade, and Console: Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1954).

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