The OHS Pipe Organ Database

The Juilliard School
132 Claremont Avenue
New York City: Manhattan, New York

Borden Auditorium

OHS Database ID 41352.

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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 August 18, 2010.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 58 stops. 51 registers. 53 ranks. 3757 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers at the center front of the room. There are no visible pipes. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, right.

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 thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through information in e-mail from Steve Lawson. (James Cook. June 19, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. July 4, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- The organ was located in the ceiling, speaking through grills into the stage and auditorium; some pipework ended up at Calvary Episcopal Church, New York City, in Aeolian-Skinner Op. 945. (Database Manager. August 18, 2010)

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Borden Auditorium. Photo courtesy of the Juilliard School Archives via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project 1932-02-02

Pipe organs in New York sponsored by Foley-Baker, Inc.

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
           New York, New York
           Juilliard School, Borden Auditorium
    
           Casavant   Op. 1440   1931   4/53
    
           Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
           St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
           ______________________________________________________
    
           GREAT                            SWELL
       16' Dbl Open Diapason  73        16' Lieblich Gedeckt   73
        8' Open Diapason 1    73         8' Open Diapason      73
        8' Open Diapason 2    73         8' Stopped Flute      73
        8' Clarabella         73         8' Salicional         73
        8' Gemshorn           73         8' Voix Céleste       73
        4' Octave             73         8' Aeoline            73
        4' Harmonic Flute     73         4' Octave             73
    2 2/3' Twelfth            73         4' Flute Triangulaire 73
        2' Fifteenth          61         2' Piccolo            61
        8' Trumpet            73     1 3/5' Tierce             61
           Sub                         III  Mixture           219
           Unison Off                   16' Double Trumpet     73
           Super                         8' Cornopean          73
                                         8' Oboe               73
           SOLO                          8' Vox Humana         73
        8' Diapason           73         4' Clarion            73
        8' Gross Flute        73            Tremulant
        8' Gamba              73            Sub
        8' Grambe Céleste     73            Unison Off
        4' Orchestral Flute   73            Super
       16' Posaune            73
        8' Tuba               73            CHOIR
        8' French Horn        73        16' Echo Gamba         73
        4' Octave Tuba        73         8' Violin Diapason    73
           Tremulant                     8' Concert Flute      73
           Sub                           8' Dolce              73
           Unison Off                    8' Unda Maris         73
           Super                         4' Violina            73
                                         4' Flûte Traverse     73
           PEDAL                     2 2/3' Nazard             73
       32' Contra Bourdon     32         2' Flageolet          61
       16' Open Diapason      32     1 3/5' Tierce             61
       16' Open Diapason      GT         8' Clarinet           73
       16' Bourdon            12            Tremulant
       16' Violone            32            Sub
       16' Gedeckt            SW            Unison Off
        8' Octave             32            Super
        8' Flute              12            Celesta            61
        8' Violoncello        32            Harp (Celesta Sub)
        4' Super Octave       12
       32' Contra Trombone    32
       16' Trombone           12
        8' Trumpet            12
    
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield  August 19, 2010]
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