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American Woman's Association Clubhouse
353 West 57th Street
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10019

Lounge Division

OHS Database ID 51619.

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Status and Condition

The state of this organ is unknown to the database, being undocumented or unreported.
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We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition July 26, 2013.
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Technical Details

16 ranks.


  • This entry describes an original installation of a new pipe organ. Identified by Steven E. Lawson, using information found in Factory Specification. -- Chests and pipes of the Swell Organ from Op. 1779 (1930) in the Barbizon-Plaza Hotel, NYC, were used in the Swell of Op. 1794. (Database Manager. July 26, 2013)
  • The organ in the Lounge on the third floor was an Aeolian Company Style 151 that would normally be played by a three manual console. For this installation the console was omitted but the organ was playable with Duo-Art Records from a Concertola Cabinet permitting the playing of a concert of ten selections. By means of electrical amplification the tone of this division when played with Duo-Art Records can be heard in the Auditorium as an Echo or Antiphonal Organ. (Jeff Scofield. December 2, 2019)

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Lounge Interior. Photograph from The Diapason November 1931 via Larry Trupiano and the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project 1931-09-09
Building exterior. Photograph courtesy of the Barnard College Archives via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project

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  • . Source: Stoplist from Larry Trupiano via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project
           New York, New York
           American Woman's Association Clubhouse
           Aeolian   Op. 1794   1931   /16
           GREAT                  SWELL                      PEDAL
        8' Diapason     73    16' Flute (deep)     61    16' Flute (deep) ƒ  32
        8' String ƒ     73     8' Spanish Flute    12    16' Flute (deep) p  12 GT
        8' String p     73     8' String ƒ         73     8' Flute (deep) ƒ  12
        8' Flute  ƒ     73     8' String ƒ Vibrato 73     8' Flute        p  GT
        8' Flute  p     73     8' String p         73        Chimes          GT
        4' Flute (high) 73     8' String p Vibrato 73
        8' Trumpet      73     4' Flute (high)     12
        8' Clarinet     73     2' Flageolet        12
           Tremolo             8' Oboe             73
           Chimes       20     8' Vox Humana       73
           Harp         61        Tremolo
           Celesta                Chimes           GT
                                  Harp             GT
                                  Celesta          GT
                      [Received from Jeff Scofield December 2, 2019]
  • Click Here . Source: Stoplist from Larry Trupiano via the NYC AGO NYC Organ Project Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.