The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Michael's Episcopal Church
225 W. 99th Street at Amsterdam Avenue
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10025

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OHS Database ID 197.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 29, 2016.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 38 stops. 55 ranks. 2732 pipes. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • Status Note: There 1998 (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through online information from Connor Annable. (Database Manager. January 1, 2011)
  • Updated by Robert Huddleston, based on personal knowledge of the organ. -- I was the organist in 1967 when the organ was installed, and also when the one-manual-and-pedal chapel organ was bought, and which functioned as the only organ for two or three years while waiting for the big one. (Database Manager. February 13, 2015)

Online Documents

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Bibliography

  • Pape, Uwe. The Tracker Organ Revival in America. (Berlin: Pape Verlag, 1977), 108 [0]

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Photographs

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Nave, Balcony, and Organ Case. Photograph by Eric J. Gastier 2002-11-11
Organ Cases. Photograph by Eric J. Gastier 2004-10-03
Keydesk. Photograph by Eric J. Gastier 2004-10-03
Chapel Interior. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2013-09-09
Church interior to rear and organ case. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2013-09-09
Church interior, gallery and organ case. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2013-09-09
Console. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2013-09-09
Console. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2013-09-09
Church exterior. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2013-09-09

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Stoplist

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  • Typed specification. Source: Site visit by Steven E. Lawson
    New York City, New York
    St. Michael's Episcopal Church - Chapel
    
    Rudolf von Beckerath Orgelbau GmbH   1967        3 manuals, 38 stops, 55 ranks
    ______________________________________________________________________________
    
             RÜCKPOSITIV ORGAN (I)                 SWELL ORGAN (III)
          8' Gedackt                56          8' Holzgedackt            56
          4' Prinzipal              56          8' Gemshorn               56
          4' Koppelflöte            56          8' Gemshorn Celeste (TC)  44
          2' Oktave                 56          4' Blockflöte             56
      1 1/3' Quinte                 56          2' Waldflöte              56
      2 2/3' Sesquialtera II fach  112          1' Sifflöte               56
          1' Scharf IV fack        224      2 2/3' Septimenkornet III f. 168
          8' Cromorne               56        2/3' Zimbel III fach       168
             Tremulant                          8' Oboe                   56
                                                   Tremulant
             GREAT ORGAN (II)
         16' Quintadena             56             PEDAL ORGAN
          8' Prinzipal              56         16' Prinzipal              32
          8' Rohrflöte              56         16' Subbass                32
          4' Oktave                 56          8' Oktave                 32
          4' Spielflöte             56          8' Gedackt                32
      2 2/3' Nasat                  56          4' Oktave                 32
          2' Oktave                 56          2' Nachthorn              32
          2' Flachflöte             56          2' Mixtur V fach         160
      1 3/5' Terz                   56         16' Posaune                32
      1 1/3' Mixtur VI fach        335          8' Trompete               32
          8' Trompete               56          4' Schalmei               32
    
             COMBINATIONS                          COUPLERS
             Great         6  (thumb)              Great to Pedal
             Rückpositiv   6  (thumb)              Rückpositiv to Pedal
             Swell         6  (thumb)              Swell to Pedal
             Pedal         6  (toe)                Rückpositiv to Great
             General       6  (thumb & toe)        Swell to Great
    
             MECHANICALS
             Balanced Swell Pedal
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-09-18]
    
    
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