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Ascension Episcopal Church
36 Fifth Avenue at 10th Street
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10011

Church

OHS Database ID 41882.

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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 March 30, 2011.


Technical Details

Slider chests. Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 67 stops. 81 ranks. 4441 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

Non-traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Stop keys on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Setterboard. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Crescendo Pedal. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. 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 research conducted by Sand Lawn, courtesy of David Scribner. (Database Manager. August 16, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Jeff Scofield. (Database Manager. November 7, 2009)
  • Updated through online information from Steven E. Lawson. (Database Manager. October 29, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from Connor Annable. (Database Manager. January 18, 2011)
  • Updated through online information from Stephen Hall. -- Holtkamp organ was used for the last time on Sunday, December 27, 2009. The organ was sold to a family for their Oregon residence. (NYC AGO Web site) (Database Manager. March 30, 2011)

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Photographs

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Console. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2009-09-09
Console. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2009-09-09
Holtkamp setter boards. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2009-09-09
Chancel and exposed pipes. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson
Chancel and exposed pipes. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2009-09-09

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist courtesy of the NYC Organ Project http://nycago.org/Organs/NYC/index.html
           New York, New York
           Church of the Ascension, Episcopal
    
           Holtkamp   Job 1809   1967   4/81
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           GREAT                         SOLO (*)
    
       16' Quintadena       61        8' Flauto Dolce    61
        8' Principal        61        8' Flute Celeste   49
        8' Gemshorn         61        4' Principal       61
        8' Gedackt          61       16' English Horn    61
        4' Octave           61        8' Trompette       61
        4' Spitzflöte       61        8' French Horn     61
        2' Superoctave      61        8' Orchestral Oboe 61
        2' Hohlflöte        61        8' Clarinet        61
    1 1/3' Quinte           61        8' Vox Humana      61
       IV  Mixture         244           Tremolo
      III  Scharf          183           Sub
       16' Dulzian          61           Unison Off
        8' Trumpet          61           Super
    
           SWELL                         PEDAL
    
       16' Bourdon          61       32' Untersatz       12
        8' Geigen Principal 61       16' Principal       32
        8' Rohrflöte        61       16' Subbass         32
        8' Gamba            61       16' Quintadena      GT
        8' Voix Céleste     61       16' Bourdon         SW
        8' Dolce            61        8' Octave          32
        4' Gemshorn         61        8' Flauto          32
        4' Bourdon          61        4' Choralbass      32
        2' Doublette        61        4' Flute           32
        1' Octavin          61        2' Nachthorn       32
       II  Sesquialtera    122       II  Rauschquinte    64
        V  Plein Jeu       305       IV  Mixture        128
       16' Fagott           61       32' Basun           32
        8' Trumpet          61       16' Posaune         32
        8' Oboe             61       16' Dulzian         GT
        4' Clairon          61        8' Trumpet         32
           Tremolo                    4' Schalmey        32
    
           POSITIV
    
        8' Spitzflöte       61
        8' Copula           61
        4' Praestant        61
        4' Rohrflöte        61
    2 2/3' Nazard           61
        2' Octave           61
        2' Blockflöte       61
    1 3/5' Tierce           61
    1 1/3' Quinte           61
      III  Fourniture      183
      III  Cymbal          183
        8' Cromorne         61       
    
        *  Retained from 4/69 1931 E M Skinner Op. 860