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Riviera Presbyterian Church
5275 Sunset Dr.
Miami, Florida 33143

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 11280.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 3, 2015.


Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 24 stops. 31 registers. 30 ranks. 1726 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, center.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 15, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm. (James Cook. December 16, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Douglas W. Craw. (Database Manager. August 21, 2007)
  • Sanctuary damaged in 2005 by Hurricanes Katrina and Wilma; sanctuary gutted and rebuilt and rededicated in 2009. (Database Manager. August 22, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Robert Moncrief. -- While the sanctuary was damaged by hurricanes c. 10 years ago (and subsequently repaired/renovated), the organ was not damaged. (Database Manager. August 3, 2015)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Nave, Balcony, Console, and Organ Case. Photograph courtesy of Austin Organs, Inc. 1967-09-01
Balcony and Organ Case. Photograph courtesy of Austin Organs, Inc. 1967-09-01

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from Austin brochure featuring the organ
         Riviera Presbyterian Church
         Miami, Florida
    
         Austin   Op. 2447   1967   3/30
         _______________________________________________
    
         GREAT                         CHOIR
      8' Principal        61        8' Nason Flute    61
      8' Bourdon          61        8' Flauto Dolce   61
      4' Octave           61        8' Flute Celeste  49
      4' Nachthorn        61        4' Koppelflöte    61
      2' Spitz Fifteenth  61        2' Principal      61
     IV  Fourniture      244    1 1/3' Larigot        61
         Unison Off                 8' Krummhorn      61
         Chimes           pf           Tremulant
                                       Sub
         SWELL                         Unison Off
      8' Rohrflöte        61           Super
      8' Viola            61
      8' Viola Celeste    49           PEDAL
      4' Principal        61       32' Resultant Bass --
      2' Blockflöte       61       16' Principal      32
    III  Plein Jeu       183       16' Viola          12 SW
      8' Trompette        61       16' Gedeckt        12 CH
      4' Hautbois         61        8' Octave         32
         Tremulant                  8' Gedeckt        CH
         Sub                        4' Super Octave   12
         Unison Off                II  Mixture        64
         Super                     16' Trompette      12 SW
                                    4' Krummhorn      CH
    
      [Received online from Jeff Scofield March 25, 2014]
  • Click Here Stoplist from Austin brochure featuring the organ Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.