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St. Thomas Episcopal Church
5th Avenue at 53rd Street
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10019

OHS Database ID 2477.

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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 December 20, 2005.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 91 stops. 67 registers. 77 ranks. 5179 pipes.

Notes

  • Chancel organ. Tonal revisions by E. M. Skinner in 1945. Additional changes by Möller in 1949 as Op. 7900. Rebuilt by Aeolian-Skinner in 1956. (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:
    Tonal revisions in 1945 by E. M. Skinner & Son, additional changes by M.P. Möller, #7900 in 1949; rebuilt by AEolian-Skinner in 1955; rebuilt and greatly altered by Gilbert Adams in 1970; mechanical and tonal alterations since. (Database Manager. December 20, 2005)

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Console. Photo from 1913 concert brochure, Neal Campbell collection via Steven E. Lawson
Church interior to rear. Photo from 1913 concert brochure, Neal Campbell collection via Steven E. Lawson
Organ case. Photo from 1913 concert brochure, Neal Campbell collection via Steven E. Lawson
South Chambers. Photo from 1913 concert brochure, Neal Campbell collection via Steven E. Lawson
Maurice Garabrant. Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project
Organ case. Photo from 1913 concert brochure, Neal Campbell collection via Steven E. Lawson

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Stoplist

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  • . Source: Stoplist from the NYC AGO New York City Organ Project
           New York, New York
           St. Thomas Episcopal Church
    
           Skinner   Op. 205   1913   4/77
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           GREAT                          SWELL
    
       16' Diapason          61       16' Bourdon           73
       16' Bourdon           17 PD    16' Dulciana          73
        8' 1st Diapason      61        8' 1st Diapason      73
        8' 2nd Diapason      61        8' 2nd Diapason      73
        8' 3rd Diapason      61        8' Claribel Flute    73
        8' Philomela         PD        8' Quintadena        73
        8' Waldflöte         61        8' Salicional        73
        8' Flauto Dolce      61        8' Voix Celeste      73
        8' Erzähler          61        8' Gamba             73
        4' Octave            61        8' Aeoline           73
        4' Flute Harmonique  61        8' Unda Maris        61
    2 2/3' Twelfth           61        8' Gedackt           73
        2' Fifteenth         61        4' Octave            73
       IV  Mixture          244        4' Flute Harmonique  73
       16' Ophicleide        61        2' Flautino          61
        8' Tuba              12      III  Dolce Cornet     183
        4' Clarion           12       IV  Mixture          292
                                      16' Trumpet           73
           SOLO                        8' Cornopean         73
                                       8' French Trumpet    73
        8' Philomela         PD        8' Oboe              73
        8' Gamba             73        8' Vox Humana        73
        8' Gamba Celeste     73        4' Clarion           73
        8' Harmonic Flute    73           Tremolo
        8' Concert Flute     CH           Sub
        4' Flute             73           Super
       16' Contra Fagotto    CH
        8' Tuba Mirabilis    73           CHOIR
        8' French Horn       73
        8' Flugel Horn       73       16' Gamba             73
        8' Vox Humana        SW        8' Geigen Principal  73
        8' Clarinet          CH        8' Spitzflöte        73
        8' Orchestral Oboe   CH        8' Concert Flute     73
        8' English Horn      CH        8' Flute Celeste     73
           Tremolo                     8' Dulcet II        146
           Sub                         4' Flauto Traverso   73
           Unison Off                  4' Gemshorn          73
           Super                       2' Piccolo           61
                                      16' Contra Fagotto    73
           PEDAL                       8' Clarinet          73
                                       8' Orchestral Oboe   73
       32' Diapason          32        8' English Horn      73
       32' Violone           32           Tremolo
       16' 1st Diapason      12           Sub
       16' 2nd Diapason      GT           Super
       16' Bourdon           32           Celesta           61
       16' Violone           12
       16' Gamba             CH           ECHO
       16' Echo Lieblich     SW
        8' Octave            12        8' Salicional        61
        8' Gedeckt           12        8' Voix Celeste      61
        8' Cello             SO        8' Viol Celeste II  122
        8' Lieblichflöte     SW        8' Concert Flute     61
       32' Bombarde          12 GT     4' Flute Harmonique  61
       16' Ophicleide        GT        4' Dulcet            61
       16' Contra Posaune    SW        8' Vox Humana        61
        8' Tuba              GT           Tremolo
        4' Clarion           GT
    
             [Received from Jeff Scofield November 30, 2019]
    
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist from the NYC AGO New York City Organ Project Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.