Pipe Organ Database

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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2616, 1978)

Location:

Christ Church of Oak Brook
501 Oak Brook Road
Oak Brook, IL 60523 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 62596

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Nondenominational Churches
  • The organ has been altered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Ryan Thoryk on July 07, 2021.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 80 ranks. 4,440 pipes. 7 divisions. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Ryan Thoryk on July 07, 2021.
Main:
  • Built by Austin Organ Co.
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 7
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • Manual Compass: 61
  • Pedal Compass: 32
  • Key Action: Electrical connection from key to chest.
  • Stop Action: Electric connection between stop control and chest.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • 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 Ryan Thoryk on July 07, 2021.
Database Manager on May 24, 2018:

The main organ, located to the left of the altar, was installed in 1978; the Trompette en Chamade was installed in 1980; the Antiphonal Organ, located to the right of the altar, was installed in 1982; the instrument was combined with a 4-manual Allen in 2002.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
Modified from a photo of the original 1978 Austin spec.: Open In New Tab Originally published 1978
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Ryan Thoryk on July 07, 2021.

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