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Austin Organs, Inc. (1971)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1215, 1925)

Location:

St. Matthew's Lutheran Church
30 W. Chestnut st.
Hanover, PA 17331 US
Organ ID: 64521

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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
  • 231 ranks. 14,341 pipes. 4 manuals. 239 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
  • Registers: 239
  • 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: 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 Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on October 27, 2019.
Database Manager on October 26, 2019:

This was the addition of more ranks. According to the organ .pdf on the church website, In 1982, through an action of the Church Council, in consultation with the Minister of Music and Austin Organs, Inc., the organ was declared complete in February, 1982. The estimated value of the instrument is in excess of $1,500,00.00.

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

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