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Roger A. Colby, Inc. (2006)

Originally Austin Organs, Inc. (Opus 2682, 1984)

Location:

St. John's Episcopal Cathedral
256 E Church St
Jacksonville, FL 32202 US
Organ ID: 63460

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Status and Condition:

  • The organ is unaltered from its original state.
  • The organ's condition is good, in regular use.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Electro-pneumatic (EP)
  • 6 divisions. 4 manuals.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Electro-pneumatic (EP) 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 December 18, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Position: Movable console.
  • 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: Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs.
  • Combination Action: Computerized/Digital 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 Thumb Pistons
  • Has Tutti Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Thumb Pistons
  • Has Combination Action Toe Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Thumb Pistons
  • Has Coupler Reversible Toe Pistons
  • Has a Piston Sequencer
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.
Database Manager on October 14, 2018:

This is an enlargement of Austin Organ Opus 2682 (1984) (ID=11270) adding an Antiphonal division, a new console, and some digital voices by Walker Technical. The original Austin three-manual console was later used by Cornell Zimmer for the organ at St. Thomas Episcopal Church in Columbus, Georgia (ID=59595)

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Database Manager on October 14, 2018:

Antiphonal division is wall-mounted above the entry doors.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on December 18, 2018.

Instrument Images:

Church Exterior: Photograph by Taylor Phillips. Taken on 2017-03-01

Sanctuary and Organ Facade: Photograph by Taylor Phillips. Taken on 2018-10-07

Right Facade Pipes: Photograph by Taylor Phillips. Taken on 2018-10-07

Antiphonal: Photograph by Taylor Phillips. Taken on 2018-10-07

Left Facade Pipes: Photograph by Taylor Phillips. Taken on 2018-10-07

Console: Photograph by Taylor Phillips. Taken on 2018-10-07

Left Chamber: Photograph by Taylor Phillips. Taken on 2018-10-07

Right Chamber: Photograph by Taylor Phillips. Taken on 2018-10-07

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