Pipe Organ Database

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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1176, 1924)

Location:

Denison University
Granville, OH US
Swasey Chapel
Organ ID: 13295

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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 good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on October 28, 2019.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 60 ranks. 3 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In center chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on October 28, 2019.
Main:
  • Manuals: 3
  • 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: Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Piston(s)
  • Has Combination Action Toe Piston(s)
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on October 28, 2019.
Database Manager on December 19, 2011:

Rebuilt and enlarged by Austin in 1954 as 3/51; rebuilt and enlarged again in 1969; now 4/64.

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.

Instrument Images:

Chapel interior with organ facade in front: Scanned image from The Diapason, December 1, 1953, No. 1, Whole No. 521, Cover - courtesy of James R. Stettner.

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