The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Mecca Temple
New York City: Manhattan, New York

OHS Database ID 39003.

Status and Condition

The organ has been relocated and is no longer at this location.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition January 1, 2013.

Technical Details

Four manuals. 37 ranks.


  • Identified through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Sold to St. Paul's Community Church and rebuilt 1955 as a 3/33 by Möller as Op. R-549 with a new console. (Database Manager. February 5, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. January 1, 2013)
  • The auditorium seats 2,750 and is now used by a number of dance and theater groups. (Jeff Scofield. December 2, 2019)

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Auditorium exterior. Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project
Auditorium interior. Photograph from the NYC AGO Organ Project

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  • . Source: Stoplist from the NYC AGO New York City Organ Project
           New York New York
           Mecca Temple
           Möller   Op. 3963   1926   4/37
           GREAT (II) (encl w/ACC)           ACCOMPANIMENT (II)
       16' Dbl Open Diapason    97       16' Bourdon            73
        8' 1st Diapason         73        8' Diapason           GT
        8' 2nd Diapason         --        8' Tibia Clausa       GT
        8' Tibia Clausa         73        8' Flute              GT
        8' Flute                73        8' Gedeckt            73 
        8' Salicional           97        8' Gamba              GT
        8' Gamba                73        8' Salicional         GT
        4' Octave               73        8' Unda Maris II     146
        4' Flute Harmonic       --        4' Octave             GT
    2 2/3' Twelfth              --        4' Flute d'Amour      61
        2' Fifteenth            --        4' Salicet            GT
       16' Tuba Profunda        85    2 2/3' Twelfth   (Salic)  GT
        8' Tuba                 --        2' Fifteenth (Salic)  GT
           Sub                        1 3/5' Tierce    (Salic)  GT
           Unison Off                    IV  Mixture           292
           Super                         16' Contra Fagotto     73
                                          8' Cornopean          73
           SOLO (III) (encl w/ORC)        8' Oboe               12
        8' Stentorphone         73           Sub
        8' Tibia Plena          73           Unison Off
        8' Concert Flute        OR           Super
        8' Violin               73           Harp               SO
        8' Vox Celeste          61           Tambourine         SO
        4' Flute Traverso       OR           Castanets          SO
        2' Piccolo              OR           Chinese Block      SO
        8' Tuba Miravilis       73           Triangle           SO
        8' Kinura               73           Snare Drum Roll    SO
        8' Orchestral Oboe      OR           Tom Tom            SO
        8' Clarinet             OR
        8' Vox Humana           61           ORCHESTRA (IV)
           Unison Off                     8' Diapason Phonon    73
           Super                          8' Concert Flute      61
           Xylophone            37        8' Viole d'Orchestre  73
           Harp                           4' Flute Traverso     12
           Tambourine                 2 2/3' Nazard              7
           Castanets                      2' Piccolo             5
           Chinese Block              1 3/5' Tierce             --
           Triangle                      IV  Cornet            292
           Snare Drum Roll               16' Bass Clarinet      73
           Tom Tom                        8' Trumpet            73
                                          8' Clarinet           12
           PEDAL                          8' English Horn       73
                                          8' Orchestral Oboe    73
       32' Double Diapason     res           Tremulant
       16' 1st Diapason         12 GT        Sub
       16' 2nd Diapason         GT           Unison Off
       16' Tibia Clausa         12 GT        Super
       16' Bourdon              AC           Harp               49
       16' Contra Gamba         12 GT        Chimes             25
        8' Octave               GT           Glockenspiel       37
        8' Gedeckt              AC
        8' Gamba                GT           TRAPS
        4' Fifteenth            GT           (by push buttons
       16' Trombone             12 SO         under manuals)
       16' Tuba Profunda        GT
        8' Tuba                 GT           Snare Drum Tap
           Bass Drum Strike                  Snare Drum Roll
           Bass Drum Roll                    Fire Gong
           Kettle Drum Strike                Steamboat Whistle
           Kettle Drum Roll                  Horses Hoofs
           Cymbal                            Engine Bell
                [Received from Jeff Scofield December 2, 2019]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist from the NYC AGO New York City Organ Project Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.