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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2428, 1965)

Location:

Buncombe Street Methodist Church
200 Buncombe St.
Greenville, SC 29601 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 11503

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Methodist Churches
  • The organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
  • 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: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 47 ranks. 2,880 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 38 stops. 53 registers.
All:
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 38
  • Registers: 53
  • Position: Console in fixed position, left.
  • 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 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 December 07, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield.

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

Database Manager on February 28, 2012:

Rebuilt and enlarged by Austin in 2011.

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 Typed stoplist from Jeff Scofield
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>The Diapason</i> January 1965 and from console October 2004
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2004-10-20

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2004-10-20

Chancel and Chamber Grillework: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2004-10-20

Sanctuary Interior and Chancel: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2004-10-20

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