The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Ambrose Episcopal Church
9 West 130th St.
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10037

OHS Database ID 12152.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition December 21, 2004.
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Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 24 stops. 31 registers. 24 ranks. 1743 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, right.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. 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.


  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 20, 2004: (James Cook. December 21, 2004)
  • Organ located in the west transept gallery and console opposite in the east transept gallery. (Jeff Scofield. May 26, 2014)

Online Documents

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Chapel Interior. Photograph via Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Console and exposed pipes. Photograph via Steven E. Lawson
Exposed pipes. Photograph via Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Church exterior. Photograph via Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Console manuals and stopkeys. Photograph via Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09

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  • Stoplist from The New York City Organ Project, NYC AGO website
         New York, New York
         St. Ambrose Episcopal Church
         Austin   Op. 2355   1961   3/27
         GREAT                      CHOIR
      8' Diapason      61        8' Gedeckt       68
      8' Bourdon       61        8' Dolce         68
      8' Gemshorn      61        8' Dolce Celeste 68
      4' Octave        61        4' Koppelflöte   68
      4' Nachthorn     61        2' Blockflöte    61
      2' Fifteenth     61    1 1/3' Quint         61
    III  Mixture      183       II  Sesquialtera 122
         Sub                     8' Krummhorn     49
         Unison Off                 Tremulant
         Super                      Sub
         Chimes        21           Unison Off
      8' Hohlflöte     68           PEDAL
      8' Viola         68       16' Contra Bass   12
      8' Voix Celeste  68       16' Gemshorn      12 GT
      4' Principal     68       16' Gedeckt       12 CH
      4' Rohrflöte     68        8' Principal     32
      2' Flautino      61        8' Gemshorn      GT
      8' Trompette     68        8' Gedeckt       CH
      4' Hautbois      68        4' Fifteenth     12
         Tremulant              16' Trompette     12 SW
         Unison Off
        [Received from Jeff Scofield May 26, 2014]