The OHS Pipe Organ Database

Middle Collegiate Church
50 E. Seventh St.
New York City: Manhattan, New York 10003


OHS Database ID 52728.

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Status and Condition

The organ has been altered from the original installation as described here.
The condition of the organ is in not known or has not been reported to the Database.
We received the most recent update on this organ's state and condition May 26, 2014.
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Technical Details

Electric key action. Electric stop action.

Three manuals. 6 divisions. 39 stops. 45 registers. 47 ranks. 2688 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.

Stop keys above top manual. Balanced swell shoes/pedals, standard AGO placement. Adjustable combination pistons. 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.


  • Originally installed in 1931 as JH & CS Odell Op. 591; Antiphonal added by Odell in 1951; rebuil and tonal changes by Odell in 1960; rebuild and new console by Austin in 1988. (Jeff Scofield. May 26, 2014)

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Church exterior. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Sanctuary interior. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09
Console and Chancel Organ Case. Photograph by Steven E. Lawson 2002-09-09

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  • Stoplist from The New York City Organ Project, NYC AGO website
           New York, New York
           Middle Collegiate Church
           Austin   1988   3/47
           GREAT                         SWELL
        8' Principal        61       16' Bourdon        61
        8' Doppelflöte      61        8' Gedeckt        61
        8' Gamba            61        8' Viola          61
        8' Dulciana         61        8' Viola Celeste  61
        4' Octave           61        4' Principal      61
        4' Wald Flute       61        2' Block Flute    61
        2' Super Octave     61    1 1/3' Larigot        61
      III  Mixture         183      III  Plein Jeu     183
        8' Trompete         61        8' Trompette      61
           Sub                        8' Oboe           61
           Unison Off                 4' Rohrschalmei   61
           Super                         Tremulant
           CHOIR                         Unison Off
        8' Melodia          61           Super
        8' Flauto Dolce     61
        8' Flute Celeste    61           PEDAL
        4' Rohrflöte        61       16' Diapason       32
    2 2/3' Nazard           61       16' Bourdon        32
    1 3/5' Tierce           61       16' Gedeckt        SW
        8' Cromorne         61        8' Principal      32
           Tremulant                  8' Bass Flute     12
           Sub                        8' Gedeckt        SW
           Unison Off                 4' Principal      12
           Super                    III  Mixture        96
           ANTIPHONAL                    ANTIPHONAL PEDAL
        8' Principal        61       16' Violone        32
        8' Holzgedeckt      61        8' Principal      AN
        4' Octave           61        8' Gedeckt        AN
        4' Koppelflöte      61
        2' Doublette        61
      III  Mixture         183
        8' Petite Trompette 61
          [Received online from Jeff Scofield May 26, 2014]