Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1119, 1923)

Location:

St. Paul's Episcopal Church
160 High Street
Newburyport, MA 01950 US
Church
Organ ID: 7714

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Episcopal and Anglican Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes 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 May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 19 ranks. 1,274 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 19 stops. 22 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 19
  • Registers: 22
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on June 12, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from Stephen Hall. -- According to the church website, it was renovated by members of the congregation with guidance from the Bishop Organ Company. No date is given, but based on other information it would have been between 2001 and 2007.

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

Database Manager on September 06, 2006:

Updated through on-line information from Barbara Owen. -- Renovated with new console action and some added Sw. and Gt. stops by John Bishop, 1999.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1996.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Replaced a 1905 Austin which burned with the church in 1920. EP combination action. Poor condition in 1996.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist copied from <i>The Diapason</i> September 1922
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Write-up from THE DIAPASON September 1922: Open In New Tab Description and stoplist
We received the most recent update for this document from Jeff Scofield on October 15, 2022.

Instrument Images:

Church exterior: Photograph by Church Facebook, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2022-08-04

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