Pipe Organ Database

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Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2259, 1957)

Location:

First Presbyterian Church
116 S. Loudoun St.
Winchester, VA 22601 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 11602

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Presbyterian Churches
  • The organ has been renovated with changes from its original state.
  • 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
  • 33 ranks. 5 divisions. 3 manuals. 29 stops. 36 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • 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: 5
  • Stops: 29
  • Registers: 36
  • 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 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 Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on July 09, 2016:

Renovated by Foley-Baker with no tonal changes.

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

Database Manager on December 05, 2007:

Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Organ is in regular use for services (November 2007), organ was re-dedicated in recital November 18, 2007.

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 the console June 21, 2016
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-21

Church Exterior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-21

Sanctuary interior: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-21

Sanctuary interior to rear and Antiphonal: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2016-06-21