The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Holy Apostles Episcopal Church
296 9th Ave. at 28th St.
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10001

OHS Database ID 2485.

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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 June 26, 2017.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 29 stops. 33 registers. 37 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in a case at the front of the room.

Notes

  • Built in 1994 for the salon of Castle Shiloah, the residence of Joseph and Marla Mooibroek in Fairview, Texas. In 1996, the castle and organ were offered for sale. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • In 1996, the organ was purchased by Holy Apostles Episcopal Church, New York City, and was moved with slight alterations by Manuel Rosales. (Database Manager. Unknown)

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. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2011-03-16
. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2011-03-16
Left jamb. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2001-03-16
Right jamb. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2011-03-16
. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2011-03-16

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  • Typed specification. Source: From site visit

  • New York City, New York
    Church of the Holy Apostles, Episcopal
    
    J.J. van den Heuvel - Orgelbouw   1994            3 manuals, 29 stops, 37 ranks
    Moved from Castle Shiloah, Houston, Texas, by Manuel Rosales   1996
    _______________________________________________________________________________
    
             I. GRAND-ORGUE                           III. RÉCIT EXPRESSIF
         16' Bourdon               61              8' Flûte traversière     61
          8' Montre                61              8' Viole de Gambe        61
          8' Flûte à cheminée      61              8' Voix céleste          61
          8' Flûte harmonique      61              4' Flûte octaviante      61
          4' Prestant              61              2' Octavin               61
          2' Doublette             61              8' Basson-Hautbois       61
             Plein-jeu 3-5 rgs.     ?              8' Voix humaine          61
             Cornet 4 rgs. (MC)   185                 Tremolo
          8' Trompette             61
             Tremolo                                  PÉDALE
                                                  32' Bourdon (digital)   --
             II. POSITIF EXPRESSIF                    [blank knob]
          8' Bourdon               61             16' Soubasse (1-24 G.O.)  12
          8' Salicional            61              8' Flûte                 32
          8' Unda Maris            61              8' Violoncelle           32
          4' Flûte à fuseau        61             16' Basson                32
          2' Flageolet             61              4' Chalumeau             32
      1 3/5' Tierce                61
          1' Piccolo               61                 COUPLERS
          8' Clarinette            61                 Grand-Orgue – Pédale
          8' Trumpet Royal         61                 Positif – Pédale
               (horizontal)                           Récit – Pédale
             Tremolo                                  Positif – Grand-Orgue
             Chimes                                   Récit – Grand-Orgue
             Zimbelstern                              Récit – Positif
    
             ADJUSTABLE COMBINATIONS                  EXPRESSION
             Generals   1-6  (thumb & toe)            Balanced Pedal – Positif
             Generals  7-15  (thumb only)             Balanced Pedal – Récit
             Sequencer UP    (thumb & toe)            Crescendo Pedal
             Sequencer DOWN  (thumb)
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-06-25]
    
    
  • Typed specification. Source: From site visit Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.