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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 211, 1908)

Location:

Brooklyn Academy of Music
30 Lafayette Avenue
New York City: Brooklyn, NY 11217 US
Concert Hall
Organ ID: 12199

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Status and Condition:

  • 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
  • 39 ranks. 2,538 pipes. 5 divisions. 4 manuals. 39 stops. 44 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In center 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: 4
  • Divisions: 5
  • Stops: 39
  • Registers: 44
  • 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.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on February 15, 2014:

Originally built in 1907 as Op. 182 on lease to the Jamestown Exposition; moved from there to the Brooklyn Academy of Music in 1908.

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

Database Manager on October 31, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from Connor Annable.

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

Database Manager on December 21, 2004:

Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 20, 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 <i>The New York City Organ Project</i>, NYC AGO
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Concert Hall interior: Photograph from an archival source: Wurts Bros. via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project, submitted by Jeff Scofield. Taken approx. 1908

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