The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Brooklyn Museum of Arts and Sciences
200 Eastern Parkway
New York City: Brooklyn, New York 11238

OHS Database ID 23544.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 13, 2010.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 29 stops. 34 registers. 33 ranks. 2195 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Traditional style console with roll top.

Drawknobs.

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:
    Dedication recital played by Lynnwood Farnam on October 28, 1929; given to Westgate Baptist Church, Lancaster, Pennsylvania in 1975; during removal organ was stolen by organ technician and installed in private home; after discovery and court trial, finally installed in church in 1986; restored by Douglas Eyman; extant. (Database Manager. May 9, 2006)
  • Updated through on-line information from Connor Annable. (Database Manager. November 13, 2010)

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Stoplist

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  • Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey
    Brooklyn, New York
    Brooklyn Museum of Arts and Sciences
    
    Skinner Organ Company   Opus 758   1929           3 manuals, 29 stops, 33 ranks
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               GREAT ORGAN                            SWELL ORGAN
           16' Diapason            17 PED          8' Diapason            73
            8' Diapason            61              8' Rohrflöte           73
            8' Flute Harmonique    61              8' Salicional          73
            8' Erzähler            61              8' Voix Celeste        73
            4' Octave              61              8' Flute Celeste II   134
           II  Grave Mixture      122              4' Flute Triangulaire  73
            8' Tuba Mirabilis      CH            III  Mixture            183
            8' French Horn         61 (in CH)     16' Waldhorn            73
               Chimes              21 tubes        8' Trumpet             73
                                                   8' Corno d'Amour       73
               CHOIR ORGAN                         8' Vox Humana          73
            8' Concert Flute       73              4' Clarion             73
            8' Gamba               73                 Tremolo
            8' Gamba Celeste       73
            8' Dulciana            73                 PEDAL ORGAN
            4' Flute               73             16' Open Diapason       32
            8' Clarinet            73             16' Bourdon             32
            8' English Horn        73              8' Octave              12
               Tremolo                             8' Gedeckt             12
            8' Tuba Mirabilis      73             16' Trombone            32
                                                  16' Waldhorn            SW
                                                      Chimes              GT
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-03-05]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed stoplist. Source: From Allen Kinzey Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.