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Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church
921 Madison Ave. at 73rd St.
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10021

Sanctuary

OHS Database ID 48371.

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Status and Condition

The organ is in an unaltered state from its installation as described on this page.
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.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Three manuals. 4 divisions. 67 stops. 57 registers. 73 ranks. 4194 pipes. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is at the front of the room, and some pipes are exposed. Traditional style console with roll top. The console is movable.

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.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from Jeff Scofield. -- The contract was for a new console, two additional pipe stops and three additional digital stops. (Database Manager. August 4, 2011)

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Photographs

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Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Chancel, console and exposed pipes. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Console. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Left Stopjamb. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Right Stopjamb. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09

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Stoplist

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  • Stoplist from nycago.org
           New York, New York
           Madison Avenue Presbyterian Church
    
           Schantz   Op. 2186   2000   3/73
    
           New console and additional stops for 
           Casavant Op. 2660, installed in 1961
           _____________________________________________________
    
        *  added by Schantz
    
           GREAT                         SWELL
     * 16' Bourdon          dg        8' Principal            68
       16' Quintaton        61        8' Flûte à Cheminée     68
     *  8' Open Diapason    61        8' Gambe                68
        8' Montre           61        8' Voix Céleste         68
        8' Bourdon          61        4' Octave               68
        8' Cor de Chamois   61        4' Flûte Ouverte        68
        4' Prestant         61        2' Doublette            61
        4' Flûte à Cheminée 61    1 1/3' Larigot              61
    2 2/3' Quinte           61        V  Plein Jeu           305
        2' Flûte à Bec      61       16' Bombarde             68    
    1 3/5' Tierce           57        8' Trompette            68
       IV  Fourniture      244        8' Hautbois             68
       IV  Cymbale         244        8' Voix Humaine         68
           Unison Off                 4' Clairon              68
           MIDI                          Tremblant
                                         Sub
           PEDAL                         Unison Off
     * 32' Open Wood        dg           Super
       32' Soubasse         32           MIDI
     * 16' Open Wood        dg
       16' Open Diapason    32           CHOIR
       16' Contrebasse      32       16' Dulciane             68
       16' Soubasse         12     *  8' Principal (unencl)   61
       16' Quintaton        GT        8' Flûte Harmonique     68
     * 16' Bourdon          GT        8' Viole                68
       16' Dulciane         CH        8' Viole Céleste        68
        8' Principal        32        8' Flûte Bouchée        68
        8' Flûte Couverte   32        8' Conteur              68
        8' Dulciane         CH        8' Conteur Céleste      68
        4' Octave           32        4' Principal            68
        4' Cor de Nuit      32        4' Flûte d'Accouplement 68
        4' Dulciane         CH    2 2/3' Nazard               61
       IV  Fourniture      128        2' Octave               61
       32' Bombardon  L/2   32        2' Flûte des Bois       61
       16' Bombarde         32    1 3/5' Tierce               61
       16' Petite Bombarde  SW       IV  Cymbale             244
       16' Basson           CH       16' Basson               68
        8' Trompette        32        8' Cor Anglais          68
        8' Basson           CH        4' Chalumeau à Cheminée 68
        4' Chalumeau        32           Tremblant
        4' Basson           CH        8' Bombarde  (unencl)   68
           Blank                         Sub
           MIDI                          Unison Off
                                         Super
                                         MIDI
    
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield  August 4, 2011]
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