The OHS Pipe Organ Database

First Reformed Episcopal/St. Albans Church
317 E. 50th Street
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10022

OHS Database ID 48370.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
The organ is in good condition and in regular use.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 4, 2011.
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Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 26 stops. 37 registers. 31 ranks. 1830 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 with roll top. The console is in a fixed position, left.

Drawknobs in vertical rows on angled jambs. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Combination Action: Computerized/Digital system. 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.


  • Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- Retained the Chimes from 1931 3/27 Pilcher Op. 1525 (Database Manager. August 4, 2011)

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Chapel Interior. Photograph by John Rust via Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Church exterior. Photograph by John Rust via Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Console. Photograph via Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09

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  • Stoplist from
         New York, New York
         First Reformed Episcopal Church
         Schantz   Op. 2054   1993   3/31
         GREAT                         CHOIR
      8' Principal        61        8' Cor de Nuit    61
      8' Bourdon          61        4' Prestant       61
      4' Octave           61        4' Koppelflöte    61
      4' Waldflöte        61    2 2/3' Nazard         61
      2' Super Octave     12        2' Gemshorn       61
     IV  Fourniture      244    1 3/5' Tierce         61
      8' Trumpet          61        8' Schalmei       61
         Sub                           Tremulant
         Unison Off                    Sub
         Super                         Unison Off
         Chimes                        Super
         SWELL                         PEDAL
      8' Rohrflöte        61       16' Principal      12 GT
      8' Salicional       61       16' Subbass        32
      8' Voix Celeste     49       16' Bourdon        12 SW
      4' Principal        61        8' Principal      32
      4' Harmonic Flute   61        8' Bass Flute     12
      2' Harmonic Piccolo 12        4' Choralbass     32
    III  Plein Jeu       183        4' Stopped Flute  12
     16' Basson           61       II  Mixture        64
      8' Trompette        61       16' Trombone       12 GT
      8' Hautbois         12       16' Basson         SW
      4' Clairon          12        8' Trumpet        GT
         Tremulant                  4' Hautbois       SW
         Unison Off
        [Received online from Jeff Scofield August 4, 2011]
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