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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2381, 1969)

Location:

First Baptist Church of Clarendon
1201 N. Highland Street
Arlington, VA 22201 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 11545

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Baptist Churches
  • The organ is no longer a complete instrument; dispersed/parted out.
  • 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
  • 31 ranks. 1,936 pipes. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 26 stops. 32 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. Facade pipes or case front visible.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 26
  • Registers: 32
  • 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: 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 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 May 22, 2016:

Updated through online information from Winston Ryan Keith.
04/29/2016 Update: In Q1-2016 the pipes were purchased and included in renovation and updating the Pilcher Opus 930 pipe organ at Wake Forest Baptist Church, Wake Forest, North Carolina. (Winston Ryan Keith - Member of the Wake Forest Baptist Church Historical Committee and the Church Music Committee.)

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

Database Manager on April 15, 2015:

Updated through online information from Shawn P. Keith. -- As of March 27, 2015, the pipes only (nothing mechanical) for the organ were listed for sale by Randall Dyer & Assoc., Inc. of Jefferson City, TN.

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

Database Manager on July 15, 2014:

Updated through online information from Bill Nordan. -- The church gave this instrument away to Bluefield College in hopes that it would be installed and used, but there is no indication that this has happened.

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

Database Manager on January 04, 2010:

Updated through online information from Eugene Walter. -- listed as available through Organ Clearing House

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 copied from <i>The Diapason</i> September 1968
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

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