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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 2447, 1967)

Location:

Riviera Presbyterian Church
5275 Sunset Dr.
Miami, FL 33143 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 11280

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • 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
  • 30 ranks. 1,726 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 24 stops. 31 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) in a gallery at the rear of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 24
  • Registers: 31
  • 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: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on August 03, 2015:

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.

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

Database Manager on August 22, 2007:

Sanctuary damaged in 2005 by Hurricanes Katrina and Wilma; sanctuary gutted and rebuilt and rededicated in 2009.

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

Database Manager on August 21, 2007:

Updated through online information from Douglas W. Craw.

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

Database Manager on December 16, 2004:

Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 15, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm.

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 Austin brochure featuring the organ
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

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

Balcony and Organ Case: Photograph courtesy of Austin Organs, Inc.. Taken on 1967-09-01

Console: Photograph by Seth Carlson. Taken on 2020-05-13

Console: Photograph by Seth Carlson. Taken on 2020-05-13

Pipework: Photograph by Seth Carlson. Taken on 2020-05-13

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