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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1576, 1928)

Location:

Church of the Saviour, Methodist
2537 Lee Road
Cleveland Heights, OH 44118 US
Sanctuary
Organ ID: 13270

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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: Austin Universal Air
  • 55 ranks. 4 manuals.
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: 4
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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.
  • 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 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 May 06, 2016:

Rebuild, tonal enhancements and new drawknob console done by Austin in 2014.

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

Database Manager on June 02, 2009:

Updated through online information from Don Daley. -- The added antiphonal division sticks out as not original to the organ because the names on the stop tabs belonging to the main organ are English Language, whereas the Antiphonal division is named entirely in French.

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

Database Manager on July 20, 2007:

Updated through online information from Don Daley.

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

Database Manager on June 06, 2006:

Update from Jeff Scofield -- ten-rank antiphonal added by Austin in 1963. Rebuilt and enlarged to 69 ranks with movable console by Austin in 1977.

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 console May, 2008
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Sanctuary Interior and Chancel: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-04-25

Console: Photograph by Jeff Scofield. Taken on 2006-04-25

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