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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1738, 1930)

Location:

Lovely Lane United Methodist
2200 St. Paul Street
Baltimore, MD US
main sanctuary
Organ ID: 9316

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist 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: Austin Universal Air
  • 29 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 38 stops.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In a case at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 38
  • Position: Keydesk attached.
  • 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 rows on terraced/stepped jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system.
  • 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 May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 19, 2008:

Updated through on-line information from David M Storey. -- The instrument was fully renovated and releathered, lost treble octave actions restored, a new key desk was built into the front of the original case replacing the Austin detached console, Swell and Great revoiced with some new stops in 2006 by David M. Storey of Baltimore.

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 1991

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Retained case and 12 ranks from church's 1887 Roosevelt, Op. 366, which had been enlarged by Adam Stein in 1914.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab personal inspection of the organ
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church interior with organ case: Photograph by Frederic C. Chalfant. Taken on 2008-11-05

New console: Photograph by David M. Storey. Taken on 2007-04-16

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