The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Heavenly Rest Episcopal Church
Fifth Avenue at 90th Street
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10128

OHS Database ID 2486.

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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 May 11, 2014.


Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Four manuals. 9 divisions. 71 stops. 92 registers. 74 ranks. 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. There are hinged doors that enclose keyboards. The console is movable.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Enlarged by Austin in 1961 and 1972. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Cleaned and revoiced by James Konzelman after 1993 fire, with additions (145 ranks). New 5m Guilbault-Therien console replaced Austin console which was destroyed by fire. SS console & combination action. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)

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Photographs

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Console front. Photograph via Steven E. Lawson
Console angle. Photograph via Steven E. Lawson
Console seen through grillework in its normal spot. Photograph via Steven E. Lawson
Console rear shot. Photograph via Steven E. Lawson
Console with cover down. Photograph via Steven E. Lawson

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from The New York City Organ Project, NYC AGO website
      New York, New York
           Church of the Heavenly Rest
    
           Austin   Op. 1586   1929   4/75
           _________________________________________________
    
           GREAT (*enclosed)             CHOIR
       16' Double Diapason   61      16' Double Dulciana  61 
        8' First Diapason    61       8' Open Diapason    73
        8' Second Diapason   61       8' Viola da Gamba   73
        8' Third Diapason    61 *     8' Melodia          73
        8' Gross Floete      61       8' Flute Celeste    73
        8' Gedackt           61 *     8' Quintadena       73
        8' Viole             61 *     8' Dulciana         12
        8' Gemshorn          61 *     8' Unda Maris       61
        4' Principal         61       4' Flute d'Amour    73
        4' Harmonic Flute    61 *     4' Dolce            12
    2 2/3' Twelfth           61       2' Piccolo          61
        2' Fifteenth         61       2' Dulcet           12
       IV  Mixture          244 *     1' Dulcinet         12
       16' Double Trumpet    61 *     8' Clarinet         73
        8' Trumpet           61 *     8' English Horn     73
        4' Clarion           61 *        Tremolo
           Sub                           Sub
           Unison Off                    Unison Off
           Super                         Super
                                      8' Tuba Mirabilis   SO
           SWELL                         Harp             61
       16' Bourdon           73          Celesta
        8' Open Diapason     73
        8' Second Diapason   73          ECHO
        8' Clarabella        73       8' Cor d'Nuit       73
        8' Chimney Flute     73 +     8' Viole Aetheria   73
        8' Viole d'Orchestre 73       8' Vox Angelica     61
        8' Viole Celeste     61       8' Gedackt          73
        8' Salicional        73       4' Fern Flute       73
        8' Voix Celeste      73 +     8' Oboe             73
        8' Aeoline           73 +     8' Vox Humana       61
        4' Fugara            73          Tremolo
        4' Flauto Traverso   73 +        Chimes           25
    2 2/3' Nazard            61 s
        2' Flautino          61 s        PROCESSIONAL
    1 3/5' Tierce            61 s       (in Choir Room)
        1' Twenty-Second     61 s     8' Pitch Diapason   49
       16' Fagotto           73
        8' Cornopean         73          PEDAL
        8' Corno d'Amore     73      32' Contra Bourdon   32
        8' Oboe              73      16' First Diapason   32
        8' Vox Humana        61 +    16' Second Diapason  GT
        4' Clarion           73      16' Bourdon          12
           Tremolo                   16' Violone          12 CH
           Antiphonal Tremulant      16' Dolce Bourdon    SW
           Sub                       16' Dulciana         CH
           Unison Off                 8' Octave           12
           Super                      8' Flute            12
                                      8' Cello            CH
           SOLO                       8' Dolce            CH
        8' Grand Diapason    73       4' Super Octave     12
        8' Major Flute       73      32' Contra Bombarde  32
        8' Major Gamba       73      16' Bombarde         12
        8' Gamba Celeste     73      16' Tuba Profunda    SO
        8' Flute Ouverte     73      16' Fagotto          SW
       16' Tuba Profunda     73       8' Tuba Harmonic    SO
        8' Tuba Mirabilis    73       4' Tuba Clarion     SO
        8' Tuba Harmonic     73
        8' French Horn       73      16' Echo Bourdon     12 EC
        8' Orchestral Oboe   73
        4' Tuba Clarion      73
           Tremolo
    
        +  under separate expression in main Swell expression
        s  selective mixture
    
          [Received from Jeff Scofield May 13, 2014]