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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1786, 1931)

Location:

Centenary Methodist Church
646 West 5th Street
Winston-Salem, NC 27101 US
Organ ID: 9801

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 46 ranks. 3,209 pipes. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 44 stops. 55 registers.
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
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 44
  • Registers: 55
  • Position: Console in fixed position, center.
  • 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, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on January 17, 2011:

The Echo division (Pipes, chimes and windchest) was from the Cicero Tise memorial organ at West End Methodist Episcopal Church, Austin Opus 415.

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

Database Manager on December 24, 2010:

Updated through online information from Stephan M. Reavis. -- Compass CC to C4 61 Notes Pedal Compass CCC to G 32 Notes Pedals A.G.O. Willis Model – concave to radiating Electric Motors and Blowers of sufficient size to provide sufficient wind pressure for the greatest demands of the organ with starting switches to start and stop motors. Pitch International 440 A Cost $18,000

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Rebuilt 1963 by Austin Organs.

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

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