The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Christ Episcopal Church
20 Carroll Street
Poughkeepsie, New York 12601


OHS Database ID 46397.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been renovated and is no longer in its original state.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition November 13, 2013.

Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 53 ranks. 2852 pipes. Manual compass is 58 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Combination action thumb pistons.


  • Identified through on-line information from Joseph Bertolozzi. (Database Manager. February 23, 2010)
  • Updated through on-line information from Joseph Bertolozzi. -- Only two of the registers are visible in the façade – some of the Great 8’ Principal and the Positiv 4' Principal pipes. The John Fairbanks Memorial Zymbelstern was added in 1999. The organ is maintained by Foley-Baker. (Database Manager. February 25, 2010)
  • Updated through online information from John Igoe. -- Console renovated 2011-2013 (Database Manager. November 13, 2013)

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Facade and Console. Photograph from THE DIAPASON, May 1966

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

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  • copied for local AGO chapter

  • Poughkeepsie, New York
    Christ Church
    Gress-Miles Organ Company, 1966
    GREAT ORGAN (Manual II)
    Quintaton 16’      58 pipes
    Principal 8’       58 pipes
    Bordun 8’          58 pipes
    Octave 4’          58 pipes
    Spitzfloete 4’, 2’ 70 pipes
    Nasat 2 2/3’ TC    46 pipes
    Superoctave 2’     58 pipes
    Mixture IV-VI     312 pipes
    Zimbel III        174 pipes
    Trumpet 8’         58 pipes
    Swell to Great
    Positiv to Great
    SWELL ORGAN (Manual III)
    Rohrfloete 8’      58 pipes
    Salicional 8’ 4’   70 pipes
    Unda Maris 8’ TC   46 pipes
    Koppelfloete 4’    58 pipes
    Blockfloete 2’ 1’  70 pipes 
    Sesquialtera II TC 92 pipes
    Plein jeu V-VI    336 pipes
    Bassoon 16’8’      70 pipes
    Trompette 8’ 4’
    POSITIV ORGAN (Manual I)
    Holzgedeckt 8’     58 pipes
    Spitzgamba 8’      58 pipes
    Principal 4’       58 pipes
    Rohrfloete 4’      58 pipes
    Octave 2’          58 pipes
    Quint 1 1/3        58 pipes
    Scharf III-IV     254 pipes
    Dulzian 8’         58 pipes
    Swell to Positiv
    Principal 16’, 8’, 4’, 2’ 68 pipes
    Subbass 16’ 10 2/3’ 8’ 4’ 56 pipes
    Quintaton 16 (from Great)
    Mixture V-VI             180 pipes
    Posaune 16’ 8’ 4’ 2’      68 pipes
    Bassoon 16’ (from Swell)
    Dulzian 4’ (from Positiv)
    Great to Pedal
    Swell to Pedal
    Positiv to Pedal
    4 levels of memory with 10 general pistons and 5 pistons for each division.
    [Received on line from Joseph Bertolozzi February 25, 2010.]
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