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St. Paul's Chapel, Episcopal
209 Broadway
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10007

OHS Database ID 1512.

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Status and Condition

This organ has been rebuilt or substantially revised.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 5, 2018.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Two manuals. 3 divisions. 26 stops. 26 registers. 34 ranks. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 30 notes.

Traditional style console. There is an attached keydesk en fenêtre.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination action thumb pistons.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1983 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • In 1802 Geib case. Rebuilt by Andover in 1983, #R-248, 2-34. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • 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:
    Replaced E. M. Skinner Opus 768 (1929), which was relocated by Schlicker to the Church of the Intercession. (Database Manager. January 19, 2007)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Rebuilt by Noack in 1981; damaged during September 11 attack, restored by Mann & Trupiano, returned to service Easter 2009. (information from CCN online article, undated, accessed April 11, 2009) (Database Manager. April 12, 2009)

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Bibliography

  • Pape, Uwe. The Tracker Organ Revival in America. (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1977), 165 [0]

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Photographs

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Chapel interior and organ case. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2001-11-09
Console. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2001-11-09
Chapel Interior. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 1991-11-09

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Stoplist

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  • . Source: Stoplist copied from The Diapason September 1962
           New York, New York
           St. Paul's Chapel, Trinity Parish
    
           Schlicker   1964   2/34
           _________________________________________________________________
    
           GREAT                     POSITIV                  PEDAL
    
       16' Quintadena   58        8' Holzgedeckt  58      16' Subbass     30
        8' Principal    58        4' Principal    58       8' Principal   30
        8' Rohrgedeckt  58        4' Rohrflöte    58       8' Flachflöte  30
        4' Octave       58        2' Gemshorn     58       4' Choralbass  30
        4' Spitzflöte   58    1 1/3' Klein-Nasat  58       2' Nachthorn   30
    2 2/3' Quint        58        1' Sifflöte     58     III  Mixture     90
        2' Octave       58      III  Scharf      174      16' Fagott      30
    1 3/5' Terz         46        8' Krummhorn    58       4' Schalmei    30
        V  Mixture     278           Tremolo
        8' Trompete     58
    
                      [Received from Jeff Scofield May 5, 2018]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist copied from The Diapason September 1962 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.