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St. Mary the Virgin Episcopal Church
145 West 46th Street
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10036

OHS Database ID 24685.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 31, 2013.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) pitman chests.

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 63 stops. 95 registers. 92 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a gallery at the rear of the room and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

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:
    Restoration to original specifications of Aeolian-Skinner Opus 891 (1932-33). (Database Manager. November 16, 2006)

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Church interior. Photograph by John Rust via Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Gallery and exposed pipes. Photograph by John Rust via Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Console. Photograph by John Rust via Steven E. Lawson
Chancel Holtkamp console. Photograph by John Rust via Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Church exterior. Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project
Skinner case proposal (1929). Courtesy of Larry Trupiano via Steven E. Lawson

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from Larry Trupiano
    New York City, New York
    Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Episcopal
    
    Mann & Trupiano   1988-2002   4 manuals, 63 stops, 92 ranks
    Completion of Aeolian-Skinner Organ Co., Inc.  Opus 891-A  1942
    _____________________________________________________________________________________________
    
                 GREAT ORGAN                                  SWELL ORGAN
             32' Salicional (TC)          PO              16' Flute conique            73
             16' Principal                61               8' Principal                73
              8' Montre                   61               8' Bourdon à cheminée       73
              8' Diapason                 61 *             8' Salicional               73
              8' Flûte harmonique         61 *             8' Voix Celeste             73
              8' Bourdon                  61               8' Viole Sourdine           73
              8' Violoncelle              61 *             4' Prestant                 73
          5 1/3' Grosse Quinte            61               4' Flute courte             73
              4' Prestant                 61           2 2/3' Nasard                   61
              4' Flûte couverte           61               2' Octavin                  61
          3 1/5' Grosse Tierce            61           1 3/5' Tierce                   61 *
          2 2/3' Octave Quinte            61               2' Plein jeu V             305
              2' Doublette                61           2 2/3' Cornet III              183
              2' Fourniture III-V        245              16' Bombarde                 73
              1' Cymbale III             183               8' Trompette                73
              2' Harmonics V             305               8' Hautbois                 73
              8' Trompette Harmonique     BO               8' Voix humaine             73
                                                           4' Clairon                  73
                 POSITIF ORGAN (enclosed)                     Tremolo
             16' Salicional               73
              8' Principal                73 *                GRAND CHOEUR ORGAN (floating)
              8' Flûte traversière        73              16' Trompette (TC)           --
              8' Gambe                    73               8' Trompette                61 *
              8' Gambe Celeste            73               4' Trompette (49 notes)     --
              4' Prestant                 73 *
              4' Flûte d'Amour            73                  PEDAL ORGAN
              4' Gemshorn                 73              32' Resultant                --
          2 2/3' Nazard                   61              16' Flûte ouverte            32 *
              2' Piccolo                  61              16' Contre basse             56
          1 3/5' Tierce                   61              16' Principal                GT
          1 1/3' Larigot                  61              16' Bourdon                  44 *
          2 2/3' Plein jeu IV            244              16' Flûte conique            SW
             16' Musette                  73              16' Salicional               PO
              8' Trompette                73          10 2/3' Grosse Quinte            --
              8' Cromorne                 73                    (fr. Grand Cornet)
              8' Clarinet                 73               8' Diapason                 GT
              8' Bassoon (added 2008)     61               8' Contre basse (fr. 16')   --
              4' Chalumeau                73               8' Bourdon (fr. 16')        --
                 Tremolo                                   8' Flûte conique            SW
                                                           8' Salicional               PO
                 BOMBARDE ORGAN                            4' Doublette (fr. Fourn.)   --
             16' Violonbasse (CBasse)     PD               4' Contre basse (fr. 16')   --
              8' Diapason                 GT               4' Flûte conique (ext SW)   24
              8' Flûte harmonique         GT               4' Salicional (ext PO)      24
              8' Viole (ext PD CBasse)    17           5 1/3' Fourniture IV           128
              8' Viole Celeste            pf           2 2/3' Carillon II (fr. Fourn)  --
                 Mounted Cornet          150              32' Grand Cornet IV         128
                   (a22-d51)                              32' Bombarde (1-12*)         68
             16' Bombarde                 73 *            16' Bombarde (fr. 32')       --
              8' Trompette Harmonique     73 *            16' Bombarde                 SW
              4' Clairon Harmonique       73 *            16' Musette                  PO
                 Tremolo                                   8' Trompette harmonique     BO
                 Cloche fou (Zimbelstern)                  8' Trompette (fr. 32')      --
                                                           8' Musette                  PO
                                                           4' Clairon (fr. 32')        --
              *  new pipes installed 1988-2002             4' Musette                  PO
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2016-08-05]
    
    
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