Pipe Organ Database

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Austin Organ Co. (Opus 860, 1920)

Location:

Memorial Hall
Pueblo, CO 81001 US
Auditorium
Organ ID: 7329

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Status and Condition:

  • This instrument's location type is: Auditoriums and Concert Halls
  • The organ has been restored to a previous state.
  • The organ's condition is playable, but not in usable condition.
We received the most recent update for this instrument's status from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Technical Details:

  • Chests: Austin Universal Air
  • 56 ranks. 3,932 pipes. 6 divisions. 4 manuals. 77 stops. 56 registers.
All:
  • Chest Type(s): Austin Universal Air chests
  • Position: In side chambers at the front of the room. No visible pipes.
We received the most recent update for this division from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Main:
  • Manuals: 4
  • Divisions: 6
  • Stops: 77
  • Registers: 56
  • 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: Stop keys above top manual.
  • Combination Action: Adjustable combination pistons.
  • Swell Control Type: Balanced swell shoes/pedals, AGO standard placement.
  • Pedalboard Type: Concave radiating pedalboard meeting AGO Standards.
We received the most recent update for this console from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.
Database Manager on May 07, 2018: We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on May 13, 2018.

Database Manager on February 12, 2014:

Updated through online information from craig jorgensen. -- On Sunday, February 9, 2014, theater manager Brian Hoffman told me that the theater itself has been renovated and, during that process about $40,000 worth of work has been done on the organ but that another $50k or so is needed to bring the organ to a playable state.

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

Database Manager on November 28, 2012:

Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Original console replaced due to flood damage on June 3, 1921.

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Status Note: There 1998

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

Database Manager on October 30, 2004:

Restored 1985. New Austin console in 1922 after a flood.

We received the most recent update for this note from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.
Source not recorded: Open In New Tab Stoplist from <i>The Tracker</i>
We received the most recent update for this stoplist from Database Manager on April 09, 2020.

Instrument Images:

Auditorium Interior, Stage, and Console: Photograph by William T. Van Pelt. Taken on 1997-05-04

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