The OHS Pipe Organ Database

St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church
552 West End Ave. at 87th St.
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10024

Church

OHS Database ID 45770.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition February 21, 2011.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 33 stops. 44 ranks. 2394 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in side chambers at the front of the room, with visible façade pipes or case front. Traditional style console. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Tilting/rocking tablets above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: 'Hold and Set' pneumatic/mechanical system. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Coupler reversible toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified by Riley Wes Mitchell from information furnished by Casavant Frères, courtesy of Simon Couture. (Database Manager. January 12, 2010)
  • Updated through on-line information from Jeff Scofield. -- Located in the former north transept choir gallery; the console is on the nave floor; later tonal changes made to Swell division. (Database Manager. August 29, 2010)
  • Updated through on-line information from Connor Annable. (Database Manager. February 21, 2011)

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Photographs

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Church interior. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Console, facade pipes and chancel. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Organ case. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Console and organ case. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Church exterior. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Console. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist copied from the factory specifications
        New York, New York
        St. Ignatius of Antioch Episcopal Church
    
        Casavant   Op. 2892   1966   3/38
    
        Courtesy of the Casavant Frères Archives
        St. Hyacinthe, Québec, Canada
        ________________________________________________
    
        GREAT (I)                      POSITIVE (II)
     8' Montre           61         8' Bourdon        61
     8' Flûte à cheminée 61         4' Principal      61
     4' Prestant         61     2 2/3' Nasard         61
     4' Flûte à fuseau   61         2' Octave         61
     2' Flûte à bec      61     1 3/5' Tierce         61
    IV  Fourniture      244       III  Cymbale       183
                                    8' Cromorne       61
        SWELL (III)
     8' Bourdon          61            PEDAL
     8' Gambe            61        16' Montre         32
     4' Flûte conique    61        16' Soubasse       32
     2' Doublette        61         8' Octave basse   32
    IV  Cymbale         244         8' Flûte bouchée  32
     8' Trompette        61         4' Octave         32
        Tremulant                 III  Fourniture     96
                                   16' Bombarde  L/2  32
                                    4' Chalumeau      32
    
    [Received online from Jeff Scofield August 31, 2010]
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