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First Presbyterian Church
Fifth Avenue at West 12th Street
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10011

OHS Database ID 12158.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
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 June 23, 2017.


Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Four manuals. 7 divisions. 70 stops. 98 registers. 86 ranks. 5499 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front.

Notes

  • Information identifying this instrument from the Austin Organs, Inc. web site, accessed December 20, 2004: http://www.austinorgans.com/organ-research.htm. (James Cook. December 21, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Thomas Hart. (Database Manager. December 9, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Connor Annable. (Database Manager. November 25, 2010)

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Sanctuary interior to rear. Photograph by John Rust via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project 2005-05-22
Console. Photograph by John Rust; image courtesy of the New York City AGO Organ Project 2005-05-22
Console and Pipe Displays. Photograph by John Rust; image courtesy of the New York City AGO Organ Project 2005-05-22
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by John Rust via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project 2005-05-22
Chancel and exposed pipes. Photograph by John Rust via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project 2005-05-22
Church exterior. Photograph by John Rust via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project 2005-05-22

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Sebastian M. Glück
    New York City, New York
    First Presbyterian Church
    
    Austin Organs Inc.   Opus 2408   1961             4 manuals, 70 stops, 86 ranks
    _______________________________________________________________________________
    
              GREAT ORGAN                           SWELL ORGAN
          16' Violone                61         16' Lieblich Gedeckt       80
           8' Principal              61          8' Geigen                 68
           8' Montre                 61          8' Gedeckt (fr. 16')      --
           8' Rohrflöte              61          8' Salicional             68
           8' Erzähler               61          8' Gamba Celeste          68
           4' Octave                 61          8' Spitz Flute            68
           4' Gemshorn               61          8' Flute Celeste (TC)     56
           4' Blockflöte             61          4' Geigen Octave          68
       2 2/3' Quint                  61          4' Rohrflöte              68
           2' Waldflöte              61          2' Octavin                61
       1 3/5' Tierce                 61             Plein Jeu V           305
              Klein Mixture IV      244         16' Contra Fagotto         68
              Fourniture IV         244          8' Trompette              68
              Cymbal III            183          8' Hautbois               68
              Tremulant (on flutes)              8' Vox Humana             68
              Chimes (So)                        4' Clairon                68
                                                    Tremulant
              CHOIR ORGAN
          16' Gemshorn               80             SOLO ORGAN
           8' Spitzprincipal         68          8' Flute Harmonique       73
           8' Cor de Nuit            68          8' Gamba                  61
           8' Gemshorn (fr. 16')     --          8' Gamba Celeste          61
           8' Gemshorn Celeste (TC)  56          4' Octave                 61
           4' Prestant               68          4' Concert Flute (fr. 8') --
           4' Koppelflöte            68             Grand Chorus IV-VII   343
       2 2/3' Nasard                 61          8' French Horn            61
           2' Spillflöte             61          8' English Horn           61
       1 3/5' Tierce                 61          8' Orchestral Oboe        61
              Mixture III           183         16' Contre Bombarde        61
          16' Bass Clarinet          80          8' Bombarde               61
           8' Trumpet                68          4' Bombarde Clairon       61
           8' Flugel Horn            68             Tremulant
           8' Clarinet (fr. 16')     --             Chimes                 21 tubes
           4' Rohr Schalmei          68
              Tremulant                             PEDAL ORGAN
                                                32' Contra Bourdon         56
              GREAT-ON-CHOIR (duplex action)    16' Principal              32
           8' Montre (Gt)            --         16' Flute Ouverte          32
           8' Rohrflöte (Gt)         --         16' Bourdon (fr. 32')      --
           8' Erzähler (Gt)          --         16' Violone (Gt)           --
           4' Gemshorn (Gt)          --         16' Gemshorn (Ch)          --
           2' Waldflöte (Gt)         --         16' Lieblich Gedeckt (Sw)  --
       1 1/3' Quint (Gt) (c1-c49)    --     10 2/3' Quint (fr. 32')        --
              Klein Mixtur IV (Gt)   --          8' Octave                 32
                                                 8' Bourdon (fr. 32')      --
              ECHO ORGAN (floating) *            8' Spitzflöte             56
           8' Diapason               73          8' Still Gedeckt (Sw)     --
           8' Gedeckt                73          8' Gemshorn (Ch)          --
           8' Aeoline                73          4' Choral Bass            32
           8' Viola                  73          4' Spitzflöte (fr. 8')    --
           8' Voix Celeste           73          2' Flöte (fr. Spitzflöte) --
           4' Octave                 73             Mixture III            96
       2 2/3' Twelfth                61         32' Contra Posaune         68
           2' Fifteenth              61         16' Posaune (fr. 32')      --
              Tremulant                         16' Bombarde (So)          --
              * from Skinner Organ, Op. 293     16' Fagotto (Sw)           --
                                                16' Clarinet (Ch)          --
                                                 8' Trumpet (fr. 32')      --
                                                 4' Clarion (fr. 32')      --
                                                 4' Rohr Schalmei (Ch)     --
                                                    Chimes (So)
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-06-23]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From Sebastian M. Glück Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.