Austin Organs, Inc. (2014)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1702, 1929)
Exhibited in the 2022 OHS convention(s)

Location:

Old St. Mary's Roman Catholic Church
123 East 13th Street
Cincinnati: Over-the-Rhine, OH 45202 US
Organ ID: 54059

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Roman Catholic Churches
  • The organ is unaltered 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 Paul R. Marchesano on August 11, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 39 ranks. 2,349 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 42 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: Exposed pipes or case front visible 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: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 42
  • 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: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 14, 2015:

Updated through online information from Br. Brent Stull.

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 builder's web site
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Don Verkuijlen, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-08-03

Church interior: Photograph by Don Verkuijlen, via Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-08-03

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Wikipedia, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2015-07-26

Organ case in rear gallery: Photograph from an archival source: Pipe Organs of Columbus, OHS 2022 by Len Levasseur, submitted by Paul R. Marchesano. Taken approx. 2021

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