The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Paramount Theatre / Long Island University, Brooklyn Campus)
385 Flatbush Avenue Extension at DeKalb Avenue
New York City: Brooklyn, New York 11201

OHS Database ID 51059.

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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 is used occasionally.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 4, 2016.


Technical Details

Wurlitzer EP chests .

Four manuals. 26 ranks. Manual compass is 61 notes. Pedal compass is 32 notes.

The organ is in chambers to the sides at the front of the room. There are no visible pipes.

Notes

  • An original installation. Identified by Thomas J. Stehle, based on personal knowledge of the organ. -- (Database Manager. March 9, 2013)
  • Wurlitzer "Style Publix 4" - with slave console
    Factory date: October 29, 1928 (Database Manager. July 4, 2016)

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Other Websites

  • Paramount Theatre/LIU. (NYC AGO Chapter Organ Project website) Specification, photos.[Last accessed 2016-07-04.]

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  • Typed specification. Source: from NYC AGO Organ Project website
    New York City: Brooklyn, New York
    Paramount Theatre   Opus 1984   1928        Style Publix 4        4 manuals, 26 ranks
    Known as Long Island University Schwartz Athletic Center since 1963
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          FOUNDATION CHAMBER (Left Top)              SOLO CHAMBER (Right Top)
      16' Diaphonic Diapason  73 pipes  15"      16' Tuba Mirabilis      85 pipes  15"
       8' Tibia Clausa        85 pipes  15"      16' English Horn        85 pipes  15"
      16' Gamba               85 pipes  15"       8' Open Diapason       61 pipes  10"
       8' Gamba Celeste       73 pipes  15"      16' Tibia Clausa        97 pipes  15"
                                                  8' Vox Humana          61 pipes   6"
                                                     Glockenspiel        37 notes
                                                     Xylophone (re-it)   37 notes
                                                     Sleigh Bells        25 notes
                                                     Cathedral Chimes    25 notes
                                                     Toy Counter & Traps
    
          MAIN CHAMBER (Left Lower)                  ORCHESTRAL CHAMBER (Right Lower)
      16' Tuba Horn           85 pipes  15"       8' Trumpet             61 pipes  10"
       8' Viol d'Orchestre    85 pipes  10"      16' Horn Diapason       73 pipes  10"
       8' Viol Celeste        73 pipes  10"       8' Orchestral Oboe     61 pipes  10"
       8' Clarinet            61 pipes  10"       8' Kinura              61 pipes  10"
       8' Vox Humana          61 pipes   6"       8' Saxophone           61 pipes  10"
      16' Flute               97 pipes  10"       8' String #1           61 pipes  10"
       8' Dulciana            61 pipes  10"       8' String #2           61 pipes  10"
          Chrysoglott         49 notes            8' Krumet              61 pipes  10"
            (with Vibraphone Action)              8' Oboe Horn           61 pipes  10"
                                                  8' Quintadena          61 pipes  10"
                                                     Marimba             49 notes
                                                     Master Xylophone    37 notes
                                                     Piano               85 notes
                                                       (Wurlitzer Upright)
    
    
    [Received from Steven E. Lawson  2017-09-11]
    
    
  • Click Here Typed specification. Source: from NYC AGO Organ Project website Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.