Pipe Organ Database

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Dewey W. Layton (1962)

Originally Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1250, 1924)

Location:

University of Wyoming
1000 E. University Ave.
Laramie, WY 82071 US
Organ ID: 13090

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Colleges and Universities
  • 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
  • 34 ranks. 4 divisions. 3 manuals. 31 stops. 35 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • Divisions: 4
  • Stops: 31
  • Registers: 35
  • 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: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Crescendo Pedal
  • 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 24, 2014:

Originally installed in 1924 in the Masonic Temple, Cheyenne, Wyoming; rebuilt and enlarged to 3/34 by Layton in 1962 and relocated to the University of Wyoming in Laramie, retaining the Austin console.

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

Database Manager on January 02, 2010:

Updated through on-line information from James R. Stettner.

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

Database Manager on January 08, 2005:

Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 31, 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 listing in THE DIAPASON, February 1963, p. 37
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Console: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-10-17

Builder's nameplate: Photograph by Bryan Dunnewald. Taken on 2009-10-17

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