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Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church
7 W. 55th Street at Fifth Avenue
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10019

Chapel

OHS Database ID 23082.

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Status and Condition

The organ is no longer at this location, and is presumed destroyed, dispersed or relocated.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition April 1, 2015.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Two manuals. 13 stops. 21 registers. 13 ranks. 884 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.

Notes

  • Identified 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 206; removed and discarded; chapel presently contains a 2/16 Austin, #2530. (Database Manager. March 6, 2006)

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Photographs

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Chapel Interior and Chancel. Vintage Postcard, courtesy of T. Bradford Willis, DDS (1960s)
Chapel Interior. Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project

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

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Stoplist

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  • . Source: Stoplist from Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives
       New York, New York
       Fifth Avenue Presbyterian Church
       Chapel
    
       Skinner    Op. 514   1925   2/13
       _________________________________________________________________
    
       GREAT                   SWELL                    PEDAL
    
    8' Diapason      61    16' Bourdon       73     16' Bourdon       32
    8' Clarabella    61     8' Diapason      73     16' Echo Bourdon  SW
    8' Gedeckt       SW     8' Gedeckt       73      8' Gedeckt       12
    8' Salicional    SW     8' Salicional    73      8' Still Gedeckt SW
    8' Flauto Dolce  SW     8' Voix Celeste  73
    4' Flute         SW     8' Flauto Dolce  73
    8' Corno d'Amore SW     8' Flute Celeste 61
                            4' Flute         73
                            8' Corno d'Amore 73
                            8' Vox Humana    73
                               Tremolo
    
                [Received from Jeff Scofield December 27, 2019]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist from Allen Kinzey via The Aeolian-Skinner Archives Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.