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Christ & St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
122 West 69th Street
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10023

OHS Database ID 36422.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 15 stops. 56 registers. 17 ranks. 1042 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Notes

  • Identified through information submitted by Jack Bethards, Schoenstein & Co. (Database Manager. July 28, 2008)
  • Updated through online information from Connor Annable. (Database Manager. November 25, 2010)

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Bibliography

  • [Composite: several authors]. "Christ and St. Stephen's Episcopal Church, New York City: An Off-Broadway Hit," The American Organist (Vol. 43 No. 1 (January 2009], pp. 60-62). [Contributions by Jack Bethards, Nigel Potts, and Paul Jacobs]

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2011-03-16
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2011-03-16
Console and case. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2011-03-16
Stenciled facade pipes. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2011-03-16
Chancel and organ case. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2011-03-16

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Stoplist

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  • Typed specification. Source: from Factory Specification, courtesy Jack Bethards
    New York City, New York
    Christ & St. Stephen's Episcopal Church
    
    Schoenstein & Co.   Opus 153   2008          3 manuals, 15 stops, 17 ranks
    __________________________________________________________________________
    
             GREAT ORGAN (enclosed)              SWELL ORGAN (enclosed)
         16' Corno Dolce            85       16' Bourdon                73
          8' Open Diapason          61        8' Salicional             61 *
          8' Harmonic Flute         42 *      8' Stopped Diapason (Bdn) --
          8' Corno Dolce            --        8' Gamba                  61 †
          8' Flute Celeste (TC)     49        8' Vox Celeste            61 †
          8' Vox Celeste II (Sw)    --        8' Flute Celeste II (Gt)  --
          4' Principal              61        4' Salicet (fr. 8')       --
          4' Corno Dolce            --        4' Chimney Flute          73
          2' Mixture III           166        4' Flute Celeste II (Gt)  --
          8' Tuba Minor (Sw)        --    2 2/3' Nazard (fr. Chim. Fl.) --
          8' Clarinet               61        2' Fifteenth (Chim. Fl.)  --
             Tremulant                    1 3/5' Tierce (TC)            42
             Great Unison Off                16' Bass Tuba              73 †
             Great 4'                        16' Bass Horn              73
          *  1-19 from Corno Dolce            8' Tuba Minor (fr. 16')   -- †
                                              8' Flugel Horn (Bass Hn)  --
             SOLO ORGAN                          Tremulant
          8' Open Diapason (Gt)     --           Swell to Swell 16'
          8' Stopped Diapason (Sw)  --           Swell Unison Off
          8' Harmonic Flute (Gt)    --           Swell to Swell 4'
          8' Corno Dolce (Gt)       --        *  1-12 from Stopped Diapason
          8' Flute Celeste (Gt)     --        †  in separate box inside Swell;
          8' Salicional (Sw)        --             heavy wind
          8' Gamba (Sw)             --
          8' Vox Celeste (Sw)       --           PEDAL ORGAN
          4' Salicet (Sw)           --       32' Resultant              --
          4' Chimney Flute (Sw)     --       16' Corno Dolce (Gt)       --
      2 2/3' Nazard (Sw)            --       16' Bourdon (Sw)           --
          2' Fifteenth (Sw)         --        8' Open Diapason (Gt)     --
      1 3/5' Tierce (Sw)            --        8' Corno Dolce (Gt)       --
         16' Bass Tuba (Sw)         --        8' Stopped Diapason (Sw)  --
          8' Tuba Minor (Sw)        --        4' Octave (Gt Op. Diap.)  --
          8' Flugel Horn (Sw)       --        4' Flute (Gt Harm. Fl.)   --
          8' Clarinet (Gt)          --       16' Bass Tuba (Sw)         --
             Solo to Solo 16'                16' Bass Horn (Sw)         --
             Solo Unison Off                  8' Tuba Minor (Sw)        --
             Solo to Solo 4'                  4' Clarinet (Gt)          --
    
             COMBINATIONS (100 memory levels)    COUPLERS
             General      12  (thumb & toe)      Great to Pedal      8  4
             Swell         6  (thumb)            Swell to Pedal      8  4
             Great         6  (thumb)            Solo to Pedal       8  4
             Solo          6  (thumb)            Swell to Great  16  8  4
             Pedal         4  (toe)              Solo to Great       8
             General Cancel   (thumb)            Great to Solo       8
             Set              (thumb)            Swell to Solo       8
    
             REVERSIBLES                         MECHANICALS
             Swell to Pedal   (thumb)            Great expression pedal
             Great to Pedal   (thumb & toe)      Swell expression pedal
             Solo to Pedal    (thumb)            Swell expression pedal (hi-press)
                                                 Piston Sequencer
                                                 Record/Playback system
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-09-18]
    
    
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