Pipe Organ Database

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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 1527, 1927)

Location:

Detroit Masonic Temple
500 Temple St.
Detroit, MI 48201 US
Commandry Asylum
Organ ID: 13481

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Lodges and Clubs
  • The organ has been altered with the introduction of a digital/computer memory system.
  • The organ's condition is good, used occasionally.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Roman Lizak on September 17, 2020.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Information unknown or not applicable
  • 22 ranks. 2 manuals.
All:
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 2
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
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.
Austin Opus 1527 Contract: Open In New Tab Austin Opus 1527 Contract
Document created on 2021-02-03
We received the most recent update for this document from Brandon Langford on February 03, 2021.

Instrument Images:

Organ case: Photograph from the Detroit Public Library; Image courtesy of William M. Worden. Taken approx. Ca. 1927

Console: Photograph by Brandon Langford. Taken on 2020-09-15

Right Organ Case - Great & Pedal: Photograph by Brandon Langford. Taken on 2020-09-15

Left Organ Case - Swell: Photograph by Brandon Langford. Taken on 2020-09-15

Pedal Stop Tabs: Photograph by Brandon Langford. Taken on 2020-09-15

Swell Stop Tabs: Photograph by Brandon Langford. Taken on 2020-09-15

Great Stop Tabs: Photograph by Brandon Langford. Taken on 2020-09-15

Inside Swell: Photograph by Brandon Langford. Taken on 2020-09-15

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