The OHS Pipe Organ Database

State University of New York
Purchase, New York 10577

Performing Arts

OHS Database ID 463.

Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
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 August 28, 2008.
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Technical Details

Slider chests. Mechanical key action. Mechanical stop action.

Three manuals. 42 stops. 59 ranks. 2804 pipes. Manual compass is 56 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

This is a portable instrument and can be moved in its entirety. Traditional style console.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on flat jambs.


  • Status Note: There 1978. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Designed for Carnegie Hall, NYC, but refused. On Moveable platform. (OHS PC Database. October 30, 2004)
  • Updated through on-line information from Paul Marchesano. -- The organ is mounted on a hovercraft and is fully "portable" (Database Manager. August 28, 2008)

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Organ Case. Photograph by Kendall Lloyd 2015-12-11

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

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  • From 2004 AIO convention booklet
    Purchase, New York
    State University of New York at Purchase
    Performing Arts Center (Concert Hall) 
    735 Anderson Hill Road, Purchase
    Flentrop Orgelbouw, Zaandam, The Netherlands (1966)
    (originally for Carnegie Hall, installed at SUNY Purchase in 1979)
    Great (Manual II, unenclosed, 92 mm wind pressure):
    16' Bourdon
    8' Prestant
    8' Roerfluit
    4' Octaaf
    3 1/5' Terts
    2 2/3' Quint
    2' Octaaf
    IV Mixtuur
    III Scherp
    8' Trompet
    Swell (Manual III, enclosed, 88 mm wind pressure):
    8' Prestant
    8' Gemshoorn
    8' Gemshoorn Celeste
    8' Fluit (open)
    4' Octaaf
    4' Fluit
    2 2/3' Nazard
    2' Quarte de Nazard
    1 3/5' Terts
    IV-V Mixtuur
    8' Trompet
    4' Clarion
    Positiv (Manual I, unenclosed, 73 mm wind pressure):
    8' Gedekt (metal)
    4' Prestant
    4' Roerfluit
    2' Octaaf
    1 1/3' Quint
    II Sesquialter
    IV Scherp
    8' Kromhoorn
    8' Chamade
    Pedal (unenclosed, 104 mm wind pressure):
    16' Prestant
    16' Subbass (wood)
    10 2/3' Quint (stopped wood)
    8' Octaaf
    8' Gedekt (metal)
    4' Octaaf
    2' Nachthorn (1-12 stopped)
    V Mixtuur (with Tierce)
    16' Bazuin
    8' Trompet
    4' Trompet
     [Received from Connor Annable 2012-06-03.]
  • Click Here From 2004 AIO convention booklet Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.