The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. John the Evangelist R.C. Church
East 50th St. & Madison Ave.
New York City: Manhattan, New York

OHS Database ID 10596.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been destroyed and is no longer extant.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 19, 2018.

Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Three manuals. 39 stops.


  • Building enlarged from a school house. Cost of organ $9,000. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

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Pipe Display. Unknown

Pipe organs in New York sponsored by Foley-Baker, Inc.

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: John Ogasapian. Organ Building in New York City: 1700-1900
    New York City, New York
    St. John the Evangelist Roman Catholic Church
    George Jardine & Son   1864                3 manuals, 38 stops, 46 ranks
             GREAT ORGAN                       SWELL ORGAN
         16' Double Open Diapason  61      16' Bourdon               61
          8' Open Diapason         61       8' Open Diapason         61
          8' Stop Diapason         61       8' Stop Diapason         61
          8' Gamba                 61       8' Dolce                 61
          8' Melodia               61       8' Clariana              61
          4' Flute Harmonic        61       4' Pyramid Flute         61
          4' Principal             61       4' Principal             61
          3' Twelfth               61       2' Picolo [sic]          61
          2' Fifteenth             61          Cornet, 5 ranks      305
             Mixture, 5 ranks     305       8' Cornopean             61
          8' Trumpet               61       8' Hautbois              61
          4' Clarion               61
             CHOIR ORGAN                       PEDAL ORGAN
          8' Pyramid Diapason      61      16' Open Diapason         30
          8' Stop Diapason         61      16' Contra Basso          30
          8' Clarabella            61      16' Contra Gamba          30
          8' Dulciana              61       8' Violoncello           30
          8' Keraulophon           61      32' Diaocton [free reed?] 30
          4' Principal             61      16' Trombone              30
          4' Flute                 61
          2' Flageolet             61
          8' Clarinet and Bassoon  61
             Vox Tremolo
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2018-04-19]
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: John Ogasapian. Organ Building in New York City: 1700-1900 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.