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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 1406, 2015)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1406, 1926)

Location:

First Church Congregational
1 Concord Street
Nashua, NH 03064 US
Organ ID: 59756

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Congregational Church
  • 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 December 21, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 60 ranks. 4,085 pipes. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 50 stops. 84 registers.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 50
  • Registers: 84
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on February 11, 2021.
Jeff Scofield on February 11, 2021:

New console in 1996; restoration and tonal changes by Austin 2015.

We received the most recent update for this note from Jeff Scofield on February 11, 2021.

Database Manager on January 04, 2017:

This entry describes alterations to an existing organ.
Identified by Jeff Scofield, listing conversations with this person as the source of the information: Joseph R. Olefirowicz.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
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We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Wayne Johnson on December 21, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Chancel, facade and console: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 2015

Church exterior: Photograph from an archival source: Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2018-01-10

Organ case and console: Photograph by Wayne Johnson. Taken on 2021-11-05

Pedal + Swell drawknobs: Photograph by Wayne Johnson. Taken on 2021-11-05

Solo, Great + Choir drawknobs: Photograph by Wayne Johnson. Taken on 2021-11-05

Organ console and case: Photograph by Wayne Johnson. Taken on 2021-11-05

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