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Trinity Episcopal Church
60 Church Street
Asheville, North Carolina 28801

OHS Database ID 11399.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 21, 2018.

Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Three manuals. 25 stops. 34 registers. 35 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.


  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 16, 2004: (James Cook. December 17, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Paul Dessau. -- email from Alan Rodi Austin Organs to Paul Dessau on 4-10-13 -------Opus 2605 in Trinity Episcopal Parish in Asheville North Carolina was contracted on February 13, 1976. It is a 3 manual, 34 rank organ according to my records. Our files have a few pictures from the 70's and 80's of the facade, I believe, otherwise containing mostly memos back and forth by individuals within the company. (Database Manager. April 13, 2013)
  • Tonal modifications by Austin in 2018, including addition of digital stops. (Steven E. Lawson. June 21, 2018)

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Church Exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1989-07-20
Sanctuary interior and pipe display. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-10-24
Chancel, organ case, pipe display. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-10-24
Church exterior. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 2016-10-24
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1989-07-20

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  • Stoplist copied from factory specifications via Paul Dessau
           Asheville, North Carolina
           Trinity Episcopal Church
           Austin   Op. 2605   1976   3/35
           GREAT                    SWELL
        8' Principal     61      8' Flûte à cheminèe 61
        8' Bourdon       61      8' Gambe            61
        4' Octave        61      8' Gambe Celeste    49
        4' Koppelflöte   61      4' Principal        61
        2' Super Octave  61      4' Flûte ouverte    61
       II  Sesquialtera  98      2' Flûte à bec      61
       IV  Mixture      244    III  Plein Jeu       183
           Unison Off           16' Basson           61
           Chimes                8' Trompette        61
           Zimbelstern              Tremulant
           POSITIV                  Unison Off
        8' Holzgedeckt   61         Super
        4' Spitzflöte    61
        2' Prinzipal     61         PEDAL
    1 1/3' Quinte        61     32' Resultant        --
      III  Zimbel       183     16' Principal        12 GT
        8' Krummhorn     61     16' Bourdon doux     12 SW
           Tremulant             8' Octave           32
           Sub                   8' Flûte à cheminèe SW
           Unison Off            4' Super Octave     12
        8' Bombarde      29    III  Mixture          96
                                16' Bombarde         32
           ANTIPHONAL (prep)    16' Basson           SW
        8' Bourdon               8' Trompette        12
        4' Principal             4' Krummhorn        PO
        2' Fifteenth
      III  Mixture                  ANTIPH PEDAL (prep)
                                16' Bourdon
    [Received online from Jeff Scofield April 12, 2013]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from factory specifications via Paul Dessau Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.