Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1215, 1925)

Location:

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
30 W. Chestnut St.
Hanover, PA 17331 US
Organ ID: 64517

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lutheran 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 Jeff Scofield on November 27, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 60 ranks. 8 divisions. 4 manuals. 60 stops. 79 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In side 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 October 27, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 8
  • Stops: 60
  • Registers: 79
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • 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 Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Jeff Scofield on November 27, 2022.
From THE DIAPASON January 1924: Open In New Tab
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Jeff Scofield on November 27, 2022.
Write-up from THE DIAPASON January 1924: Open In New Tab Stoplist and description
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on November 27, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church interior to rear and Antiphonal Organs: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-18

One of the Antiphonal chambers: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-18

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-18

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