The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Residence: William L. Austin / Beaumont Retirement Community
Rosemont
Bryn Mawr, Pennsylvania 19010

OHS Database ID 5138.

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Awards

This organ received OHS Citation number 126, 1990-00-00.


Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The organ is in good condition and is used occasionally.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition 2011-01-29.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 28 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room. Traditional style console with roll top. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.

Drawknobs in horizontal rows on terraced/stepped jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals. Combination Action: Setterboard. Concave radiating pedalboard (not AGO standard dimensions). Combination action thumb pistons.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1992 (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • Refurbished c. 1991 by residents and Columbia Organ Works. Building was residence of William L. Austin. (OHS PC Database. 2004-10-30)
  • Updated through on-line information from Paul Marchesano. -- Original ventil, duplexed manual chests appear to have been modified with direct electric magnet installation. Most treble string pipes appear to have been replaced with spotted metal supply house pipes. Original action remains in offset Pedal chests. Combination action not functioning. Original relay has been replaced with solid state. (Personal inspection, November 2010) (Database Manager. 2011-01-29)

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