Austin Organ Co. (Opus 823, 1918)

Exhibited in the 2009 OHS convention(s)

Location:

Cleveland Masonic and Performing Arts Center
Cleveland, OH US
Main Auditorium
Organ ID: 7282

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Brad Engelland on December 29, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 52 ranks. 2,845 pipes. 4 manuals. 48 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Stops: 48
  • Position: Console in fixed position, right.
  • 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: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard.
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 16, 2011:

Updated through online information from Ian Hawthorne.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on December 10, 2010:

Updated through online information from Connor Annable.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on July 10, 2007:

Updated through online information from Don Frerichs. -- I believe this is the organ installed in the Scottish Rite Masonic Performing Arts Center - Euclid Ave, Cleveland. Yes it is playable and used regularly.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

12/89 form - stop list.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Taken from Convention Program
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Auditorium Interior and Stage: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

Console and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

Console: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

Console: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

Pipework: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

Builder's Nameplate: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

Label on University Air Chest: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

Universal Air Chest: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

Universal Air Chest: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 2008-06-25

Auditorium interior: Photograph by Stephen Schnurr. Taken on 2008-07-05

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