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Christ Church, Episcopal
17 Sagamore Road
Bronxville, New York 10708

OHS Database ID 33958.

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Status and Condition

This organ is no longer whole; parts were dispersed, and some may have been re-used in a different installation.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition June 3, 2016.


Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 5 divisions. 45 stops. 57 registers. 69 ranks. 3897 pipes. 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.

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:
    Rebuild of Aeolian-Skinner Opus 1082/1082-A (1946/1953). (Database Manager. March 18, 2008)
  • The organ started out as a 1926 Hall; it was rebuilt by Aeolian-Skinner in 1946 and then again by them in 1953 after extensive water damage; some Aeolian-Skinner pipework retained for the Gress-Miles instrument. (Database Manager. June 3, 2016)
  • Updated through online information from Patricia Schaffer. -- This organ primarily known as an Aeolian-Skinner organ, opus 1082, but had extensive work after being damaged, by the Gress-Miles Organ Co. was replaced by a Casavant organ in 2009. The Console was sold to Calvary Episcopal Church, Nashville, Tenn. (Database Manager. August 2, 2010)

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  • Stoplist copied from The Diapason January 1962
            Bronxville, New York
            Christ Church, Episcopal
            __________________________________________________________________________
    
            Hall              1926
            Aeolian-Skinner   1947   3/56
            Aeolian-Skinner   1953   3/55  Rebuild after water damage
            Gress-Miles       1962   3/69
    
            GREAT                       SWELL 1 (Oberwerk)            PEDAL
    
        16' Quintaton       61       8' Bordun            61      16' Principal     32
         8' Principal       61       8' Spitzflöte        61      16' Violonbass    32
         8' Holzgedeckt     61       8' Flute Celeste     61      16' Subbass       12
         4' Octave          61       4' Koppelflöte       61 *    16' Quintaton     GT
         4' Nachthorn       61   2 2/3' Nasat             61 *     8' Principal     12
         2' Superoctave     61       2' Blockflöte        61 *     8' Violon        12
         2' Waldflöte       61   1 3/5' Terz              61 *     8' Gedeckt       GT
    II-III  Rauschquint    171   1 1/3' Quintflöte        61 *     4' Octave        32
     IV-VI  Mixture        330     III  Zimbel           183 *     4' Gedecktflöte  32
         8' Trumpet         61       8' Rohrschalmei      61 *     2' Blockflöte    32
                                        Tremulant               V-VI  Mixture      180
            POSITIV                                               32' Basson        12 SW2
                                        SWELL 2                   16' Posaune       32
         8' Lieblichgedeckt 61                                    16' Basson       SW2
         4' Principal       61       8' Traversflöte      73       8' Trumpet       12
         4' Rohrflöte       61       8' Gambe             73       4' Clarion       12
         2' Octave          61       8' Voix Celeste      73       4' Rohrschalmei SW1
     1 1/3' Quinte          61       8' Voix Eolienne II 134       2' Cornett       --
         1' Superoctave     61       4' Prestant          73
        II  Sesquialtera    98       2' Doublette         61
     III-V  Scharf         269    IV-V  Plein Jeu        293
         8' Krummhorn       61      16' Basson            12 *
            Tremulant                8' Trompette         73 *
                                     4' Clairon           73 *     *  retained from the
                                        Tremulant                     Aeolian-Skinner
    
                           [Received from Jeff Scofield June 3, 2016]
  • Click Here Stoplist copied from The Diapason January 1962 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.