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Intercession Episcopal Chapel – Trinity Parish
550 West 155th Street at Broadway
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10032

OHS Database ID 50305.

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Status and Condition

This organ is no longer whole; parts were dispersed, and some may have been re-used in a different installation.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition August 31, 2012.


Technical Details

Austin Universal Air Chests(©).

Four manuals. 5 divisions. 53 stops. 66 registers. 55 ranks. 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.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. AGO Standard (concave radiating) pedalboard. Reversible full organ/tutti thumb piston. Reversible full organ/tutti toe stud. Combination action thumb pistons. Combination action toe studs.

Notes

  • Identified through online information from Steven E. Lawson. (Database Manager. August 30, 2012)
  • Updated through online information from Steven E. Lawson. (Database Manager. August 31, 2012)

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  • Specification from The Diapason, February 1913
    New York City, New York
    Chapel of the Intercession (Episcopal)
    
    Austin Organ Company, Opus 441 (1912)   4 manuals, 66 registers, 53 stops, 55 ranks
    ___________________________________________________________________________________
    
              GREAT ORGAN (* in Choir box)             SWELL ORGAN
          16' Double Open Diapason    61           16' Bourdon                 73
           8' First Open Diapason     61            8' Diapason Phonon         73
           8' Second Open Diapason    61            8' Horn Diapason           73
           8' Violoncello *           61            8' Stopped Flute           73
           8' Doppel Flute *          61            8' Viole d'Orchestre       73
           8' Melodia *               61            8' Viole Celeste (TC)      61
           4' Principal               61            8' Salicional              73
           4' Flute Harmonic          61            8' Aeoline                 73
           2' Fifteenth               61            8' Quintadena              73
          16' Double Trumpet *        61            4' Octave                  73
           8' Trumpet *               61            4' Chimney Flute           73
           4' Clarion *               61            2' Flautino                61
              Swell to Great 16, 8, 4                  Solo Mixture III rks   183
              Choir to Great 16, 8, 4              16' Contra Fagotto          73
              Choir to Great 16, 8, 4               8' Cornopean               73
                                                    8' Oboe                    73
              CHOIR ORGAN                           8' Vox Humana              73
          16' Dulciana                73            4' Clarion                 73
           8' Geigen Principal        73               Tremolo
           8' Concert Flute           73               Swell to Swell 16, 4, UO   
           8' Unda Maris (TC)         61               Solo to Swell 8
           8' Dolce                   73               
           8' Vox Angelica            73               PEDAL ORGAN
           8' Silverette              73           32' Magnaton                32
           4' Gemshorn                73           16' Open Diapason           56
           4' Flauto Traverso         73           16' Second Diapason         GT
           2' Piccolo                 61           16' Bourdon                 44
           8' Clarinet                73           16' Violone                 SO
              Tremolo                              16' Gedackt                 SW
              Chimes                  SO           16' Dulciana                CH
              Choir to Choir 16, 4, UO              8' Cello (Gamba Celeste)   SO
              Swell to Choir 16, 8, 4               8' Gross Floete (O.D.)     --
                                                    8' Dolce Flute (Bdn)       --
              SOLO ORGAN                            4' Octave Flute (O.D.)     --
          16' Contra Gamba            73           16' Fagotto                 SW
           8' Stentorphone            73           16' Trombone                32
           8' Flauto Major            73           16' Tuba Profunda           SO
           8' Gross Gamba             73            8' Tuba Harmonic           SO
           8' Gamba Celeste           73               Great to Pedal 8
           4' Flute Ouverte           73               Swell to Pedal 8, 4
          16' Tuba Profunda           97               Choir to Pedal 8
           8' Tuba Harmonic (ext.)    --               Solo to Pedal 8, 4
           4' Tuba Clarion (ext.)     --
           8' Orchestral Oboe         73               ACCESSORIES
              Tremolo                                  Balanced Swell Pedal
              Chimes                  25 tubes         Balanced Choir & Great Pedal
                                                       Balanced Solo Pedal
              ADJUSTABLE COMBINATIONS                  Crescendo Pedal (Adjustable)
              Solo  1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8 (thumb)            Great to Pedal, reversible
              Swell 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8 (thumb)            Solo to Pedal, reversible
              Great 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8 (thumb)            Solo to Great, reversible
              Choir 1-2-3-4-5-6-7-8 (thumb)
              Pedal 1-2-3-4-5-6     (toe)
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2012-09-01]
  • Click Here Specification from The Diapason, February 1913 Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.