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Plymouth Congregational Church
232 E. Onondaga St.
Syracuse, New York 13202

OHS Database ID 59897.

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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 March 11, 2017.


Technical Details

Electro-pneumatic (EP) chests.

Four manuals. 6 divisions. 41 stops. 80 registers. 43 ranks. 3131 pipes. 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.

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  • Typed stoplist from the church's organist. Source: Stoplist provided by the Joseph Downing
            Syracuse, New York
            Plymouth Congregational Church
    
    Fibre Optic Console Rebuild 2012, Kerner and Merchant Organ Builders, 
    East Syracuse, NY, Four manuals, Six divisions, 43 ranks, 3,131 pipes, 
    25 Chimes, 49 Harp bars, 50 Memory levels*
    
     
    II: Great 
    (enclosed with Choir/Pedal in west chamber)
    1	16	Double Open Diapason	   73 pipes
    2	8	First Open Diapason	   61 pipes
    3	8	Second Open Diapason  	   73 pipes
    4	8 	Doppelfloete	           73 pipes
    5	8	Claribel Flute	           73 pipes
    6	8	Viola D’Gamba	           73 pipes
    7	8	Gemshorn	           73 pipes
    8	4	Octave	                   (from 3)
    9	4	Flute Harmonic	           73 pipes
    10	III	Mixture (2 2/3, 2, 1 1/3) 183 pipes
    11	8	Trumpet	                   73 pipes
    12		Chimes	                   (from 62)
    13	8	Harp	                   49 bars
    14	4	Celesta	                   (from 13)
    15		Tremolo (Great and Choir)
    		Swell to Great 16, 8, 4
    		Choir to Great 16, 8, 4
    		Solo to Great 16, 8, 4
                    Great to Great 4 (stopknob*) 
                    (previously on coupler rail)
    		Great 8 off (stopknob*)
    		(previously in keycheek)
    
    I: Choir 
    (enclosed with Great/Pedal in west chamber)
    16	8	English Open Diapason	   (from 1)
    17	8	Doppelfloete	           (from 4)
    18	8	Viola D’Gamba	           (from 6)
    19	8	Gemshorn	           (from 7)
    20	8	Concert Flute	           73 pipes
    21	8	Dulciana	           73 pipes
    22	8	Unda Maris (from 21) +     61 pipes Ten. C
    23	4	Solo Flute	           (from 20)
    24	4	Dulcet	                   (from 21)
    25	2	Piccolo	                   (from 9)
    26	8	Clarinet	           73 pipes
    27	8	French Horn	           73 pipes
    28	8 	Harp	                   (from 13)
    29	4	Celesta	                   (from 13)
    30		Tremolo (Great and Choir)
    		Swell to Choir 16, 8, 4
    		Solo to Choir 16, 8, 4
    		Choir to Choir 16, 4 (stopknobs*)
     		(previously coupler rail)
    		Choir 8 off (stopknob*) 
    		(previously in keycheek)
    
    I: Echo (enclosed in rear chamber)
    		Previously only playable instead of 
    		Choir; now playable with Choir and 
    		affected by Choir pistons.
    31	8	Echo Flute	           73 pipes
    32	8	Vox Angelica	           73 pipes
    33	8	Muted Viole	           73 pipes
    34	8	Viole Celeste  (from 33) + 61 pipes
    35	8	Vox Humana	           73 pipes
    36		Chimes	25 tubes
    
    III: Swell (enclosed in lower east chamber)
    37	16	Bourdon	                   97 pipes
    38	8 	Open Diapason	           73 pipes
    39	8	Gedeckt	                   (from 37)
    40	8	Viole D’Orchestre	   73 pipes
    41	8	Salicional	           73 pipes
    42	8	Voix Celeste   (from 41) + 73 pipes
    43	8	Flauto Dolce	           73 pipes
    44	8	Flute Celeste  (from 43) + 73 pipes
    45	4	Principal	           (from 38)
    46	4	Orchestral Flute	   (from 37)
    	4	Salicet (removed)	   (from 41)
    47	2 2/3	Flute Twelfth	           (from 37)
    48	2	Flautino	           (from 37)
    49	III	Mixture (1 3/5, 1 1/3, 1) 183 pipes
    50	16	Bassoon	(from 52)        + 12 pipes*
    51	8	Cornopean	           73 pipes
    52	8	Oboe	                   73 pipes
    53	8	Vox Humana	           73 pipes
    54		Tremolo
    		Choir to Swell 8, 4
    		Solo to Swell 16*, 8*, 4*
    		Swell to Swell 16, 4 (stopknobs*)
    		(previously coupler rail)
    		Swell 8 off (stopknob*)
    		(previously in keycheek)
    
    IV: Solo (enclosed in upper east chamber)
    55	8	Stentorphone	           73 pipes
    56	8	Hohlflöte      (from 59) + 12 pipes*
    57	8	Gamba	                   73 pipes
    58	8	Gamba Celeste  (from 57) + 61 pipes tc
    59	4	Hohl Pfeife	           61 pipes
    60 	2 2/3   Hohl Pfeife Nazard	   (from 59)*
    61	2	Hohl Pfeif     (from 59) + 12 pipes*
    62      1 3/5   Tierce	                   61 pipes*
    63	8	Tuba Mirabilis	           73 pipes
    64	8	English Horn	           73 pipes
    65	4	Tuba Clarion	           61 pipes
    66		Tremolo 
    		Solo to Solo 16, 4 (stopknobs*) 
    		(previously coupler rail)
    		Solo 8 off (stopknob*)
    		(previously in keycheek)
    
    IV: Echo (enclosed in rear chamber)
    		Previously only playable instead of Solo; 
    now playable with Solo and affected by Solo pistons.
    67	8	Echo Flute	           (from 31)
    68	8	Vox Angelica	           (from 32
    69	8	Muted Viole	           (from 33)
    70	8	Viole Celeste	           (from 34)
    71	8	Vox Humana	           (from 35)
    72		Chimes	                   (from 36)
    73		Tremolo (affects Echo on I also)
    
    Pedal (enclosed with Great and Choir in west chamber)
    74	32	Resultant (16’ from 77; 10 2/3’ from 37)
    75	16	First Open Diapason	   44 pipes
    76	16	Second Open Diapason	   (from 1)
    77	16	Bourdon	                   44 pipes
    78	16	Lieblich Gedeckt	   (from 37)
    79	8	Octave	                   (from 75)
    80	8	Principal (Ch.)	           (from 16)*
    81	8	Flute	                   (from 77)
    82	8	Höhlflute (So.)	           (from 56)*
    83	8	Violoncello	           (from 57)
    84	4 	Principal (Ch.)	           (from 16)*
    85	4	Hohl Pfeife (So.)	   (from 59)
    86	16	Tuba	                   (from 63)
    87	16	Bassoon	                   (from 50)*
    88	8	Tuba	                   (from 63)
    89	8	Oboe	                   (from 52)*
    90	4	Tuba	                   (from 65)
    Great to Pedal 8, 4 (8 dup. toe stud and piston)
    		Swell to Pedal 8, 4 (8 duplicated with piston)
    		Choir to Pedal (duplicated with piston)
    		Solo to Pedal 8, 4* (8 duplicated with piston)
    
    5 Midi Stops*
    12 General Pistons duplicated by 10 toe studs*
    6 pedal pistons duplicated by toe studs
    General Cancel piston
    6 pistons for each manual  
    6 pistons for combined Swell and Solo
    Sforzando piston duplicated by toe stud and light
    All Swells to Gt./Ch. stopknob
    4 Swell Shoes + Programmable* Crescendo shoe with 4 indicator lights for each
    Transposer up/ down*
    Piston Sequencer*
    Playback*
    4 programmable reversible pistons*
    
    		*new in 2012 
  • Click Here Typed stoplist from the church's organist. Source: Stoplist provided by the Joseph Downing Plain text; will open in a new window or tab.