The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Luther Memorial Lutheran Church
1021 University Ave.
Madison, Wisconsin 53715

OHS Database ID 13020.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
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 May 1, 2014.
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Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 43 stops. 54 registers. 54 ranks. 3122 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. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 31, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm. (James Cook. January 8, 2005)
  • Updated through online information from Martin Hill. (Database Manager. February 23, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Douglas W. Craw. (Database Manager. August 21, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Dr. Alan D. Martin. -- Listening to uTube videos, acoustics in church are pretty good, 2-3 seconds audible. (Database Manager. June 15, 2013)
  • Updated through online information from David Bohn. -- Additions by J.C. Taylor. (James Cook. July 17, 2013)
  • Updated through online information from Richard C Greene. (Database Manager. September 21, 2013)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Balcony and Pipe Facades. Austin Promotional Photograph; image courtesy of Jeff Scofield 1966-08-01
Console and Left Organ Case. Austin Promotional Photograph; image courtesy of Jeff Scofield 1966-08-01
Console. Photograph from The Diapason; image courtesy of Jeff Scofield
Aerial view from Swell to gallery and nave floors. Photograph courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer 2019-11-20
Left Organ Case & Window. Photo in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer 2012-06-01
Chancel. Photo in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer 2012-04-21
Church Exterior. Photo in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer 2019-07-19
Tower. Photo in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer 2019-07-21
Nave & Organ. Photo in Church Archives, courtesy of Andrew Schaeffer 2012-06-01

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from Austin brochure featuring the organ
           Madison, Wisconsin
           Luther Memorial Church
    
           Austin   Op. 2449   1966   3/54
           ___________________________________________________
    
           GREAT                           SWELL
       16' Violone          61         16' Gedeckt          24 *
        8' Principal        61          8' Geigen Principal 68
        8' Bourdon          61          8' Hohlflöte        68
        8' Gemshorn         61          8' Viole de Gambe   68
        4' Octave           61          8' Voix Celeste     68
        4' Nachthorn        61          8' Flauto Dolce     68
    2 2/3' Quint            61          8' Flute Celeste    56
        2' Super Octave     61          4' Principal        68
    IV-VI  Fourniture      300          4' Rohrflöte        68
           Unison Off                   2' Doublette        61
           Chimes                     III  Plein Jeu       183
                                       16' Basson           68
           CHOIR                        8' Trompette        68
        8' Gedeckt          68          4' Clairon          68
        8' Erzähler         68             Tremulant
        8' Erzähler Celeste 56             Sub
        4' Spitzflöte       61             Unison Off
    2 2/3' Nasard           61             Super
        2' Blockflöte       61
    1 3/5' Tierce           61             PEDAL
        8' Krummhorn        61         32' Resultant Bass   --
           Tremulant                   16' Principal        32
           Sub                         16' Bourdon          32
           Unison Off                  16' Violone          GT
           Super                       16' Gedeckt          SW
        8' Bombarde         36 PD      16' Erzähler         12 CH
                                        8' Octave           32
           POSITIV                      8' Spitzflöte       32
        8' Nason Flute      61          8' Rohrgedeckt      SW
        4' Koppelflöte      61          4' Choral Bass      32
        2' Principal        61          4' Nachthorn        32
    1 1/3' Larigot          61          2' Flöte            12
      III  Cumbel          183        III  Mixture          96
                                       16' Bombarde         32 **
           ANTIPHONAL (prepared)       16' Basson           SW
        8' Principal                    8' Bombarde         12 **
        8' Bourdon                      4' Krummhorn        CH
        4' Octave
        2' Fifteenth                       ANTIPH PEDAL (prep)
       IV  Mixture                     16' Principal
        8' Trompette                   16' Bourdon
                                        8' Bourdon
        *  ext. of 4' Rohrflöte
       **  enclosed in Choir
    
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield May 1, 2014]
  • Click Here Stoplist from Austin brochure featuring the organ Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.