Austin Organ Co. (1934)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1215, 1925)

Location:

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
30 W. Chestnut St.
Hanover, PA 17331 US
Organ ID: 64520

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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 May 20, 2022.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 199 ranks. 12,809 pipes. 10 divisions. 4 manuals. 154 stops. 236 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: 10
  • Stops: 154
  • Registers: 236
  • 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 May 20, 2022.
Database Manager on October 26, 2019:

This was tonal improvements to the Great and Swell with the addition of a "brilliant" new Trumpet for the Swell.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on October 27, 2019.
Write-up from THE AMERICAN ORGANIST August 1937 p.1: Open In New Tab Commentary and description
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on May 20, 2022.

Write-up from THE AMERICAN ORGANIST August 1937 p.2: Open In New Tab Commentary and stoplist
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on May 20, 2022.

Write-up from THE AMERICAN ORGANIST August 1937 p.3: Open In New Tab Stoplist, photo and commentary
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on May 20, 2022.

Write-up from THE AMERICAN ORGANIST August 1937 p.4: Open In New Tab Stoplist and photo
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on May 20, 2022.

Write-up from THE AMERICAN ORGANIST August 1937 p.5: Open In New Tab Stoplist and accessories
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on May 20, 2022.

Write-up from THE AMERICAN ORGANIST August 1937 p.6: Open In New Tab Commentary
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on May 20, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph from an archival source: From THE AMERICAN ORGANIST August 1937, submitted by Jeff Scofield.

Chancel ceiling chamber grillework: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-18

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

East Gallery Chamber: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2019-10-18

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

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