Pipe Organ Database

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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2648, 1980)

Location:

Northminster Baptist Church
3955 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211 US
Organ ID: 11391

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ has an unknown or unreported status.
  • The organ's condition is unknown.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 57 ranks. 3247 pipes. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 43 stops. 57 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: Pipes exposed (in whole or in part) at the front of the room.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 43
  • Registers: 57
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • Has Tutti Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on November 10, 2013:

Originally installed with 45 ranks; later additions by David Finch Organ Builder to complete the organ.

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

Database Manager on April 22, 2006:

The organ is free-standing at the front of the room, except for the choir division, which is located to the right, behind pews for the choir.

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

Database Manager on December 17, 2004:

Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 16, 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 the church website
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary interior to rear: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-10-31

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-10-31

Exposed pipes and en-chamade: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-10-31

Church exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-10-31

Positiv and enclosed Choir: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-10-31

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2017-10-31