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Brick Presbyterian Church
1140 Park Avenue at 91st Street
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10128

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 12084.

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Status and Condition

This organ is no longer whole; parts were dispersed, and some may have been re-used in a different installation.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 10, 2014.


Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Four manuals. 9 divisions. 78 stops. 99 registers. 104 ranks. 6379 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Remote pneumatic/mechanical capture system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. website, accessed December 20, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm. (James Cook. December 21, 2004)
  • Online update from Keith S. Toth -- Organ was removed and discarded in June 2004 after many attempts to relocate instrument. Organ was replaced by Casavant Freres opus 3837. (Database Manager. September 19, 2005)
  • Updated through information adapted from E. M. Skinner/Aeolian-Skinner Opus List, by Sand Lawn and Allen Kinzey (Organ Historical Society, 1997), and included here through the kind permission of Sand Lawn:
    Included ranks from E. M. Skinner Opus 280 (1917), rebuilt by E. M. Skinner & Son in 1941. (Database Manager. December 23, 2005)

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Console, Antiphonal and sanctuary interior. Photograph from Austin ad in undocumented issue of The Diapason
Console. Photograph by Jeff Scofield 1996-07-11

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

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From NYC AGO Organ Project website
    New York City, New York
    Brick Presbyterian Church
    
    Austin Organs Inc.   Opus 2400   1963          4 manuals, 77 stops, 104 ranks
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             GREAT ORGAN (II)                      SWELL ORGAN (III)
         16' Contra Gemshorn        73         16' Lieblich Gedeckt       80
          8' Principal              61          8' Geigen Principal       68
          8' Bourdon                61          8' Rohrflöte (fr. 16')    --
          8' Gemshorn (fr. 16')     --          8' Viole de Gambe         68
          4' Octave                 61          8' Voix Celeste (GG)      61
          4' Nachthorn              61          8' Flute Conique          68
      2 2/3' Octave Quint           61          8' Flute Celeste (TC)     56
          2' Super Octave           61          8' Viol d'Amour           68 *
             Fourniture IV         244          8' Viol Celeste (TC)      56 *
             Scharf III            183          4' Principal              68
          8' Trompete               61          4' Waldflöte              68 *
             Chimes                 25 tubes    2' Octavin                61
                                                   Sesquialtera II       122
             CHOIR ORGAN (I)                       Plein Jeu IV          244
          8' Quintaten              68         16' Fagotto                68
          8' Viola                  68          8' Trompette              68
          8' Holzgedeckt            68          8' Hautbois               68
          8' Erzähler               68          8' Vox Humana             pf
          8' Kleine Erzähler II    124 *        4' Clairon                68
          4' Montre                 68             Tremulant
          4' Spitzflöte             68
      2 2/3' Nazard                 61             SOLO ORGAN (IV)
          2' Blockflöte             61          8' Orchestral Flute       68
      1 3/5' Tierce                 61          8' Violoncello            68
         16' Rankett                68          8' Cello Celeste          68 *
          8' Krummhorn              68          4' Concert Flute          68
          4' Rohr Schalmei          68             Grand Chorus V        305
             Tremulant                          8' English HOrn           68
             Harp                               8' French Horn            68 *
                                                8' Bombarde               68
             POSITIVE (I)                       4' Bombarde Clairon       68
          8' Nason Flute            61             Tremulant
          4' Koppelflöte            61
          2' Oktav                  61             PEDAL ORGAN
      1 1/3' Quint                  61         32' Contra Bourdon         56 *
          1' Sifflöte               61         16' Contra Bass            32 *
             Scharf IV             244         16' Bourdon (fr. 32')      -- *
             Cymbel III            183         16' Gemshorn (Gt)          --
                                               16' Quintaten (Ch)         --
             ANTIPHONAL GREAT (II)             16' Lieblich Gedeckt (Sw)  --
          8' Principal              61          8' Principal              32
          8' Pommer Gedeckt         61          8' Bourdon (fr. 32')      -- *
          4' Prestant               61          8' Gemshorn (Gt)          --
          4' Flute Ouverte          61          8' Rohrflöte (Sw)         --
          2' Spitz Fifteenth        61          4' Choral Bass            44
      1 1/3' Quint                  61          4' Waldflöte              32
             Mixture III           183          2' Choral Bass (fr. 4')   --
                                                   Mixture IV            128
             ANTIPHONAL SWELL (III)            32' Contre Bombarde (ext)  12 *
          8' Rohrflöte              68         16' Posaune                44
          8' Salicional             68         16' Bombarde (ext So)      12 *
          8' Dulciana               68         16' Fagotto (Sw)           --
          8' Unda Maris (TC)        56         16' Rankett (Ch)           --
          4' Octave                 68          8' Posaune (fr. 16')      --
          4' Harmonic Flute         68          4' Rohr Schalmei (Ch)     --
             Plein Jeu III         183             Chimes (Gt)
          8' Trompette              68
             Tremulant
    
             ANTIPHONAL PEDAL
         16' Salicional (ext ASw)   12
         16' Gedeckt (ext ASw)      12
          8' Principal (AGt)        --
          8' Gedeckt (ASw)          --
          4' Super Octave (AGt)     --        *  from Skinner organ, Op. 280
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-06-23]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From NYC AGO Organ Project website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.