The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Denison University
Granville, Ohio

Swasey Chapel

OHS Database ID 13295.


Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The organ is in good condition and is used occasionally.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 19, 2011.
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Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Three manuals. 60 ranks.

The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action 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)
  • Rebuilt and enlarged by Austin in 1954 as 3/51; rebuilt and enlarged again in 1969; now 4/64. (Database Manager. December 19, 2011)

Online Documents

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Photographs

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Chapel interior with organ facade in front. Scanned image from The Diapason, December 1, 1953, No. 1, Whole No. 521, Cover - courtesy of James R. Stettner

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Stoplist

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