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Austin Organ Co. (1931)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1215, 1925)

Location:

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
30 W. Chestnut St.
Hanover, PA 17331 US
Organ ID: 64519

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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 Database Manager on October 27, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 4 manuals.
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
  • 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 without cover.
  • Stop Controls: Drawknobs in horizontal row 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 Database Manager on October 27, 2019.
Database Manager on October 26, 2019:

The Solo division was moved to a new chamber above the chancel, and increased to 31 ranks. Also installed in this chamber were the Pedal Bombardes, Contra Bourdon, and Pedal V Mixture. Another new chamber was built above the ceiling to house a new String division of 18 ranks. A new Celestial division also of 18 ranks was installed in the gallery chamber where the Solo had been previously installed.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 27, 2019.

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